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  • Evasive Language On Terrorism Shows An Incoherent Policy

    Jen Psaki, blameless State Department spokeswoman, explained that the hasty evacuation of our embassy in Yemen was not an evacuation but "a reduction in staff." Thus continues the administration's penchant for wordplay, the bending of language to fit...
  • Late-night monologue joke of the day

     
    The New York City Department of Education says that only 26 percent of the city's students passed the English portion on a recent standardized test. But on the bright side, they're too bad at math to realize how bad that......
  • Feinstein and Durbin: How to close Gitmo

    The detention facility on our military base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is holding 166 individuals. Most of them have been there a decade or more. Operating Guantanamo costs about $450 million a year — or about $2.7 million a detainee, according to...
  • Hunger strike, Yemeni dilemma could spur Guantanamo closure plans

    Hunger strike, Yemeni dilemma could spur Guantanamo closure plans
    A 100-day-old hunger strike at the Guantanamo Bay prison for suspected terrorists has agitated international human rights advocates anew, prompting fresh calls worldwide for closure of the detention center that President Obama vowed to shutter more than...
  • Obama administration says fourth American was killed by U.S. drone

    WASHINGTON – A day before President Obama is set to deliver a major speech on national security, his administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that it had killed four U.S. citizens – one more than previously known – with...
  • Pictures in the News | February 19, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: At least four people are dead after a shooting spree stretching from Ladera Ranch into Tustin and Orange in Orange County; Yemeni soldiers and firefighters work to extinguish fire at the site of a military plane crash in...
  • Death toll rises as protests rage over Muhammad-mocking video

     
    The death toll ticked higher Friday as protests swept the world over a video insulting the Islamic prophet Muhammad, with reports emerging of casualties in Tunisia, Lebanon, Sudan and Yemen as outraged protesters clashed with police around United States...
  • Egyptian protesters, police continue to clash near U.S. Embassy

     
    As Egypt’s security forces fired tear gas to disperse rock-throwing crowds near the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, President Mohamed Morsi condemned attacks on American missions in his country and Libya....
  • European court clears way for militant cleric's extradition to U.S.

     
    A radical Muslim cleric who praised the Sept. 11 attacks has lost his final appeal against extradition from Britain to the United States, where he faces allegations that he tried to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon....
  • Turkish leader says flight to Syria carried ammunition

     
    A Syrian plane intercepted and forced to land in Turkey was carrying Russian ammunition as well as previously reported military communications equipment, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan told reporters Thursday....
  • Masked militants kill U.S. Embassy employee in Yemen

     
    A Yemeni attached to the security detail at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen was shot and killed Thursday by masked men on a motorcycle in the latest assassination by militants of political and security targets in the capital, Sana....