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We Learned Nothing From 9/11

They say everything changed on 9/11. No one can dispute that. But we didn't learn anything.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  08-29-2011  |  Commentary

In Seattle, Local Somalis Struggle to Understand Why Young Men Would Return to a Country They Never Knewnew

23-year-old Abdifatah Yusuf Isse's family thought he was visiting his girlfriend in Minneapolis during an extended break from studying economics at Eastern Washington University. In fact, he revealed, he was calling from Somalia.
Seattle Weekly  |  Nina Shapiro  |  12-21-2009  |  War

Cartoon: Al Qaeda in Afghanistannew

There are fewer than 100 members of Al Qaeda in Afghanistan, according to the Pentagon. So why are we there?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  12-16-2009  |  Cartoons

Where is Orange County's Missing 'Terrorist'?new

Terror suspect Khalil Deek moved from an Anaheim, Calif. apartment to a Jordanian prison; current whereabouts unknown.
OC Weekly  |  Nick Schou  |  06-16-2006  |  International

Arming the 'Camel Corps'new

The U.S. military is spending $500 million to try and prevent the next Afghanistan -- will it work?
The Village Voice  |  Raffi Khatchadourian  |  02-01-2006  |  International

More Hot Water in Vice President's Officenew

The overall picture that emerges with the indictment of Scooter Libby is of the vice president's office as a boiler room, with Dick Cheney's flunkies concocting a story to smear Joe Wilson by outing his wife's undercover employment by the CIA.
The Village Voice  |  James Ridgeway  |  11-02-2005  |  Politics

Mayor Mike Bloomberg Silent on Osama bin Ladennew

The Bush administration's fixation on Iraq seems to have diverted it from apprehending bin Laden, but the mayor of the city Osama savaged has yet to utter an encouraging word about the half-hearted pursuit.
The Village Voice  |  Wayne Barrett  |  10-19-2005  |  Politics

Harbor Safety Measures Don't End Vulnerabilitynew

Radiation detection portals are being set up in the Los Angeles and Long Beach harbor area, but that's not enough to protect the twin ports from deadly shipments.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Andrew Gumbel  |  08-02-2005  |  Commentary

Torture Sellsnew

John Yoo, coauthor of a series of memos providing legal cover for torture, is suddenly a celebrity.
East Bay Express  |  Chris Thompson  |  06-13-2005  |  Commentary

Clueless in

"George doesn't have a clue what it's like to try to sleep like my son does -- if he even sleeps -- to the sounds of bombs all night," writes the mayor of Darby Borough, Pa.
Philadelphia City Paper  |  Paula M. Brown  |  10-26-2004  |  Commentary

A Bin Laden Ad Could Beat Bushnew

If John Kerry can pin the failure to capture Osama bin Laden on Bush in his upcoming ads, he will finally connect with the fear that is driving this election.
The Village Voice  |  Wayne Barrett  |  09-15-2004  |  Politics

Other Than Mexicansnew

Are terrorists entering the United States through Arizona's border with Mexico?
Tucson Weekly  |  Leo W. Banks  |  09-06-2004  |  Immigration

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