By denying a noted Islamic religious scholar entry to the United States because of his ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, the Bush Administration reveals its inability to deal with the realities of the Middle East.
The political culture of Washington is fueled by gossip, intrigue and
leaks. It was a combination that turned toxic in the Valerie Plame
Will anyone in the somnambulant White House press corps dare ask the President why he would "render" a Canadian to Syria to be tortured and imprisoned without charges?
Prime midyear election issues: Torture and eavesdropping are illegal. We are a nation founded on the rule of law.
The White House behaved unethically by exposing Valerie Plame's identity. Escaping prosecution is not the same as escaping judgment.
Valerie Plame was no mere analyst or paper-pusher at the CIA. She was an operations officer working on a top priority of the Bush Administration: searching out intelligence on Iraq's weapon's of mass destruction.
Why does the FBI find it necessary to spy on Portand's City Council?
If President Bush wants to tell the truth to the American public, he can make Cheney, Rove and Libby come clean about their role in the Plame affair.
The White House practices the dark arts of trashing whistleblowers who
exposed prisoner abuse at Guantánamo and the warrantless spying program, adding another layer of illegality to the war on terror.
Forty-two years later, assassination buffs continue to attack the
validity of the Warren Report.