Driven by the idée fixe that the world was rigidly divided into terrorist and non-terrorist camps, Washington allied with Afghan warlords and strongmen.
Despite all evidence to the contrary, many Americans continue to believe that brutality, torture and rank illegality is the road to national safety.
Rahinah Ibrahim’s life was derailed by the tangle of national security bureaucracies that have come to define post-9/11 America.
Behind the scrim of the familiar and the empty, there lies a new, unnerving age that no one cares to focus on.
Almost every move Washington has made in the region has helped spread conflict and chaos, while contributing to African destabilization.
Britain’s citizenship deprivation processes may help obscure the Obama administration’s willingness to kill and kidnap Britons.
It’s still possible to remember, almost nostalgically, how the Fifth Amendment used to guarantee Americans due process.
It's like Hollywood without the happy ending.
In the wake of 9/11, prosecutors have embraced “special administrative measures” to keep terrorism suspects guilty until proven otherwise.
For the US, “homeland security” is hardly limited to the homeland.