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September 11, 2001 Attacks

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  • Since its founding, the CIA rarely has met a secret it doesn't like

    WASHINGTON The CIA's current fight to keep secret the details of its terror suspect interrogations echoes its long history of keeping the public in the dark, sometimes for decades. This latest skirmish pits the spy agency against the Senate...
  • Real people -- not 'some folks' -- were tortured by the U.S.

    Real people -- not 'some folks' -- were tortured by the U.S.
    To the editor: As any professor of communication can tell you, words not only reflect reality, they also frame it, put a context on it and re-create it. So it is with anger, as a progressive Democrat, that I read that President Obama noted "we tortured...
  • Rachel Marsden: Separating cybersecurity hype from reality

    LAS VEGAS -- The big players in the global information-security industry are intermingling with computer hackers this week at the annual Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. Even Chris Inglis, who stepped down as the deputy director of the National Security...
  • New Guantanamo judge takes charge of USS Cole case, won't step down

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba The new judge in the USS Cole case declined to step down Monday, saying he can rule in the death penalty case without bias, but left undecided whether he would let the old judge decide a series of bedrock legal issues...
  • Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]

    Obama's breezy words for post 9/11 torture [Commentary]
    "...but we tortured some folks." -- President Barack Obama, Aug.1, 2014 OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks?" Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of suspected...
  • Release CIA report: Their Take

    Release CIA report More than a year and a half ago, the Senate Intelligence Committee approved a voluminous report on the CIA's detention and interrogation of suspected terrorists after 9/11. Those who have read the report say it concludes that the...
  • Think air travel is risky? Try driving a car

     
    Filed under: Safety It was a terrible stretch for aviation. In an eight-day span last month, three commercial plane crashes killed 462 people. By now the flight numbers and grim circumstances are familiar: Malaysia Airlines flight 17, downed by a...
  • Obama says that after 9/11, 'we tortured some folks'

    Obama says that after 9/11, 'we tortured some folks'
    President Barack Obama said on Friday the CIA "tortured some folks" after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and that the White House had handed over to Congress a report about an investigation into "enhanced interrogation techniques." "We did a whole lot of...
  • The worst job in the world [Commentary]

    The worst job in the world [Commentary]
    Let's say you are an intelligent, successful federal prosecutor from an elite law school and possessing all of the important political contacts in Washington, D.C. An election occurs. Your party wins, and the president-elect begins to put together a...
  • What If There Was A Tunnel Terrorism Plot?

    What if the U.S. had intelligence about the 9/11 attacks ahead of time? Would we have been justified in going after Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan? Would the war against al-Qaida and the accompanying destruction have been justified? What if the news media...
  • The CIA vandalized American honor

     The CIA vandalized American honor
    " . . . but we tortured some folks." — President Barack Obama, Aug.1. OK, in the first place: "tortured some folks"? Really? Was there not something annoyingly breezy in the president's phrasing last week as he acknowledged the abuse of...