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The Bush Administration respects Amnesty International only when doing so suits its political agenda.

Once again, grieving relatives point out that the Bush Administration will exploit anything for political purposes.

Two US military officers are caught delivering weapons to Colombian paramilitaries.

Will the Bush Administration recognize that anti-Castro radical Luis Posada Carriles is a terrorist?

The lockdown strategy has made America less safe. there's a better approach.

As an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, David Cole represents Maher Arar and Ahmed Abu Ali in their civil cases against the government.

Alberto Gonzales's nomination to succeed John Ashcroft as Attorney General put the Abu Ghraib torture scandal back on the front pages, since he was directly implicated, as White House counsel, in

A BBC film challenges many articles of faith in the so-called war on terror.

Attorney General John Ashcroft has never been one to hide his anger under a bushel.

As the final week of the campaign season expires (this column goes to press on October 27), George W.

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The former vice president made a mess after 9/11 by aligning the US with Pakistan and betting on a flawed approach to intelligence-gathering. Now he's trying to claim some credit for Osama's capture.

May 4, 2011

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree launches a petition to push for an exit from Afghanistan.

May 3, 2011

The White House has long used Flickr, the photo-sharing website, to publish images from behind the scenes of government. The new pictures of the bin Laden operation are sure to captivate audiences around the world.

May 3, 2011

Closure. That was the word on people’s lips last night after President Obama announced that Osama bin Laden had been killed in a firefight with US forces in Pakistan.

May 2, 2011

Some call them “Murder, Incorporated.” Others say they're America's counterterrorism ”ace in the hole.” JSOC is the elite Special Ops force that has been at the tip of the spear from Bush to Obama.

May 2, 2011

With Osama bin Laden's death, let us not forget that much remains to be said and done in the name of peace and stability the world over.

May 2, 2011

The Palestinian Islamist group condemned the killing by US forces of Osama bin Laden and mourned him as an “Arab holy warrior.”

May 2, 2011

US says Pakistan was not informed in advance of the raid on Bin Laden's compound.

May 2, 2011

Just after midnight, a senior US official describes the operation that eliminated Al Qaeda's leader.

May 2, 2011

Forget trumping Trump with the long-form birth certificate. President Obama's announcement that he ordered a successful mission to kill Osama bin Laden is likely to yield political benefits for some time to come.

May 2, 2011