Beating up on Medicare won’t cut it as a platform when you don’t have the specter of bin Laden to scare voters.
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 dialogue as a viable option for intelligence gathering.
In the wake of the killing of Osama bin Laden, will the US alter its strategy in the 'War on Terror'? Jeremy Scahill joins Chris Hayes to explain how the death of the Al Qaeda leader will influence US foreign policy.
In every way that matters, bin Laden will fight on, barring a major policy shift in Afghanistan, and it’s we who will ensure that he remains on the battlefield of the global war on terror.
The purpose of terrorism is to provoke an irrational response that makes a nation less secure and less free. In the wake of 9/11, America became that place. Can we change course?
It's time to banish our dangerously-simplified us-versus-them mentality and recognize the world as it is: shot through with suffering and complexity.
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.
Three decades after we first decided to use Osama bin Laden and other imported Muslim zealots for our Cold War purposes, we feel cleansed by his death of any responsibility for his carnage.
It is impossible to believe the government of Pakistan did not know exactly where we could find Osama.
Jeremy Scahill appears on "Last Word" to provide insight into the men who killed bin Laden.