| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Every time I drive between Baltimore and Washington and come upon those big, spooky National Security Agency buildings in Fort Meade, I have cinematic thoughts about what goes on inside. I imagine the best and brightest of surveillance nerds spying on...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
President Obama delivered a major foreign policy speech Thursday in which he called for scaling back the use of drones to prevent civilian casualties. He also called for more steps to reduce the population of suspected terrorists at the Guantanamo Bay...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
President Obama said in a news conference this week that he was directing his staff to re-launch his effort to close the U.S. detention center for suspected terrorists at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and would look for allies in Congress to help. The prison...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 9:24 AM
Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Washington DC, where a protestor in an orange prison jump suit and black hood on his head protests against holding detainees at the military prison in Guantanamo Bay during a demonstration in front of the US...
| Jun 11, 2013
The contradictions at the heart of the Obama presidency are finally out in the open. As a result, a man who came into office hellbent on restoring faith in government is on the verge of inspiring a libertarian revival.
There have always been (at least)...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:42 AM
BERLIN -- President Obama on Wednesday announced plans to go beyond the reductions outlined in the New START treaty with Russia and said he would seek an additional one-third cut in the number of strategic nuclear warheads in the U.S. stockpile, if the...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 6:27 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — A senior al-Qaida leader and member of Osama bin Laden's inner circle was due in court to face a charge he plotted against Americans in his role as the terror network's top propagandist who lauded the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 6:07 PM
A state Senate bill proposed Monday would deny any state assistance to federal officers attempting to infringe upon Alaskans’ Second Amendment rights, unlawfully detain them or exercise a variety of federal powers signed into law since the 9/11...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 9:17 AM
The curved daggers in ornate sheaths displayed atop Michael B. Steinbach's North Miami Beach office credenza reflect his experience as an FBI counterterrorism expert who has worked in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay and Israel.
And as of Jan. 30, Steinbach,...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:04 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — This is what "Forward" looks like. Fast forward, even.
President Barack Obama's campaign slogan is springing to life in a surge of executive directives and agency rule-making that touch many of the affairs of government. They are...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:33 AM
SAN JOSE -- Former Democratic presidential candidate Howard Dean said Wednesday that President Obama needs to justify his administration's surveillance policies to the American people.
“I think the American people are willing to give up some...