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The American foreign affairs establishment seems finally to have gotten worried about the antics of the Boy Emperor.

On February 3 a law enforcement official working with the Joint Terrorism Task Force in Des Moines served a subpoena on Drake University seeking records on its student chapter of the National Law

The Bush Administration's apparent motto: "Leave no defense contractor behind."

We're fighting terror in Iraq, Bush says,
So we won't have to fight these guys right here.
Then why the orange alerts and canceled flights

Even moderates who have denounced terrorism fear being seen as US puppets.

"They got whacked and won't try that again," said an unnamed Pentagon official in the wake of the recent deadly confrontation in the Iraqi town of Samarra.

Travel agents booking international flights may have to issue a new
warning to their customers: Changing planes in the United States could
be hazardous to your health.

Blogs

Liveblogging the House's day of votes on bipartisan measures that could stop or slow US military involvement in Afghanistan.

May 26, 2011

On Wednesday, Defense Secretary Robert Gates told reporters that the Obama administration has no evidence that the Pakistani government knew Osama bin Laden was living within its borders.

May 19, 2011

National Security Adviser Tom Donilon cracks a joke at Obama’s Middle East adviser on the staff of the National Security Council, relatively hawkish, pro-Israel Dennis Ross.

May 13, 2011

If select politicians are going to see the bin Laden death photos, shouldn't others be able to see them too?

May 11, 2011

Arab youth activists respond to the death of Osama bin Laden, addressing how he impacted their lives over the years and what sort of questions his death raises for the region.

May 11, 2011

Because we have not held Dick Cheney and the other war criminals accountable for their crude distortion of international law, torture continues to sneak into our national diaogue as a viable option for intelligence gathering.

May 10, 2011

With Osama gone, chairs Congressional Progressive Caucus join chairs emeritus of the Congressional Black Caucus and Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus say bring the troops and the tax dollars home.

May 5, 2011

Our wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have not helped our national security, Jeremy Scahill says, and the US is actually giving people in Afghanistan a reason to want to fight America.

May 4, 2011

Pakistan's lobbyists in Washington will have a tough time answering questions about the country's possible role in sheltering Osama bin Laden.

May 4, 2011

For Jeremy Scahill, the killing of Osama bin Laden is an occasion not for celebration but rather for reflection on the hundreds of thousands of people who have died in the past ten years.

May 4, 2011