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In a secret, underground prison in Mogadishu, Somalia, prisoners have no access to due process, international organizations or anyone from the outside world.
Jeremy Scahill says America has to decide, "are we a country that operates under the rule of law or do we believe we're emperors who can wage war on the world?"
Something is terribly wrong when one can see a walled CIA compound in plain site from the tarmac of an international airport.
What will be the consequences of Washington's intensifying counterterrorism focus on Somalia?
Three decades after we first decided to use Osama bin Laden and other imported Muslim zealots for our Cold War purposes, we feel cleansed by his death of any responsibility for his carnage.
Find links to all of The Nation's coverage of the killing Osama bin Laden, and what it means for the war on terror, here.
By prosecuting Luis Posada on charges related to his acts of terrorism, the United States is repudiating a dark past that its own Cold War officials and covert operatives set in motion.
When Jeremy Scahill reported on a secret US war in Pakistan last year, the Pentagon called his article "conspiratorial." But now, says Scahill on Democracy Now!, the latest WikiLeaks diplomatic cables dump confirms his reporting.
The retired United States Army Colonel and former State Department official explains the latest releases from WikiLeaks, what they tell us about the Defense and State departments and what should happen—but probably won't—to the people who have been breaking international laws.