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  • Dick Cheney's waterboarding: 9/11 redux

     
    by Mark Silva Brent Scowcroft, who served as national security adviser in the White House of the first President Bush - when Dick Cheney was serving as defense secretary - opposed the second Bush's invasion of Iraq. In the transition......
  • Cheney: 'Would do exactly the same'

     
    by Mark Silva Dick Cheney, the former vice president, has been pressing the Obama administration to declassify memos which he says show that the harshest interrogation tactics of the Bush administration produced valuable, life-saving information. How's...
  • Colin Powell: Racial profiling, anger, cool

     
    by Mark Silva Retired Army Gen. Colin Powell, who also once served as the chief diplomat for the United States, says Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. could have averted the famed confrontation with the Cambridge, Mass., Police Department at......
  • Obama, Panetta salute seven fallen CIA

     
    by Mark Silva With flags flying at half-staff outside CIA headquarters for seven members of the intelligence service killed in a suicide bomb-attack on a U.S. base in Afghanistan, President Barack Obama today addressed the staff by letter on "a......
  • Obama assembling security team today

     
    by Mark Silva Much was made of the war councils which President Barack Obama assembled in the months leading to the announcement of a strategy for a new way forward in Afghanistan. The president made a public address with his......
  • Beyonce to sing at White House dinner

     
    It's her Destiny to perform at tonight's dinner: Beyonce at the Grammy Awards in January. (LA Times/Jay Clendenin) by Katherine Skiba And the prize goes to: Beyonce. The Grammy award-winning superstar will perform Wednesday night on the South Lawn......
  • Eric Holder: Mixed legacy at best

    He's not exactly stepping aside quietly. Reaction to Eric Holder's resignation ranged from hagiographic to diabolical. Civil rights leaders praised him as the strongest attorney general since Bobby Kennedy. Fox News derided him as the nation's all-time...
  • Rachel Marsden: Obama's blame game underscores U.S. intelligence problem

    In a nationally televised interview that aired Sunday, U.S. President Barack Obama spoke of his director of national intelligence, James Clapper, the way a manager at a fast-food joint would speak of a grill cook who just botched a burger. "Our head of...
  • Can the Obama administration be trusted?

    Can the Obama administration be trusted?
    — Thirty-five years ago in United States v. Choate, the courts ruled that the U.S. Postal Service may record "mail cover," i.e., what's written on the outside of an envelope — the addresses of sender and receiver. The National Security...
  • Eric Holder's mixed legacy

    Eric Holder's mixed legacy
    Departing Attorney General Eric Holder deserves cheers for his stance on civil rights, but bemused jeers for his assaults on civil liberties. Holder may well be remembered as a leading advocate for both human rights and for the advancement of government...
  • UIndy lab to play key role in Canadian riot probe

    UIndy lab to play key role in Canadian riot probe
    A forensic video analysis laboratory at the University of Indianapolis, used to train law enforcement and security professionals from around the world, will soon serve Canadian authorities in their massive investigation of rioting and looting that...