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  • 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...
  • McManus: The other drone question

    McManus: The other drone question
    It has been 11 years since the United States began using missile-firing drones to attack Al Qaeda in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. But only now are we beginning a full public debate on this new form of warfare, and it took the nomination of...
  • McManus: Obama's Gitmo woes

    President Obama sounded genuinely outraged last week when he talked about the Kafkaesque situation at the Guantanamo prison camp, where the United States has been holding 166 men without trial for terms that are, at this point, officially endless. "It's...
  • McManus: Doubts about drones

    McManus: Doubts about drones
    When President Obama came to office in 2009, it didn't take his new administration long to settle on a favorite anti-terrorist tactic: drone strikes. In his first three years in office, the number of drone strikes against targets in Pakistan and Yemen...
  • McManus: Where's the enemies list?

    McManus: Where's the enemies list?
    Who exactly is the enemy in the continuing U.S. war against terrorism? In some cases, the answer is: It's a secret. When the United States began its war against Al Qaeda after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, the identity of the enemy was clear: Osama...
  • McManus: Rebooting the war on terror

    McManus: Rebooting the war on terror
    President Obama's speech last week on the future course of America's 11-year-old war against Al Qaeda was long overdue. Never before has he offered the public such a detailed explanation of his anti-terrorism strategy. In part, that's surely because...
  • 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....
  • Chinese praise a Nobel 'first' -- ignoring past winner

     
    Chinese state television hailed Mo Yan as "the first Chinese writer to win the Nobel Prize in literature" following the announcement Thursday of the 2012 award. The report conveniently ignored Gao Xingjian, the Chinese-born French national whose 2000...