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Osama bin Laden is dead, but will the colossal national security apparatus ever stop growing?
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.
Blackwater's Erik Prince is building an army of mercenaries for the United Arab Emirates. One that includes no Muslims. What is going on here?
The Army's on-the-ground investigative team in Iraq has failed to hold torturers and abusers accountable for their crimes.
This memo, dated August 17, 2004, notes that "On 28 Jul 04, the Detainee Abuse Task Force, was formed by USACIDC to investigate all allegations of Iraqi Detainee abuse involving Coalition Forces."
In this letter, the Army's associate deputy general counsel writes that the CID "never created an official 'Detainee Abuse Task Force.'"
One of more than twenty CID documents from 2004 and 2005 obtained by the ACLU that reference the Detainee Abuse Task Force. This one, dated October 6, 2004, refers to five abuse cases involving Marine Corps units.
Former agents say Army accountability after Abu Ghraib was a whitewash.
Bin Laden's death offers President Obama a chance to end the war in Afghanistan and to prevent one in Pakistan.
To launch his reelection bid, the president took up a longstanding American tradition: extrajudicial political assassinations.
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