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  • Did waterboarding lead to bin Laden? We don't know and it doesn't matter

    The successful raid on Osama bin Laden's safe house in Pakistan has reinvigorated debate over the role that "enhanced interrogation techniques" have played in fighting al-Qaida. No one is switching sides, which has turned the argument into a theological...
  • Howard County teen pleads guilty to terrorism plot

    Howard County teen pleads guilty to terrorism plot
    With a full math and science scholarship to the Johns Hopkins University and accolades for his writing, Howard County's Mohammad Hassan Khalid seemed ready to continue the American dream his father embarked on years ago when he brought the family from...
  • Former Islamic jihadist teaches Middle Eastern politics at Washington College

    Former Islamic jihadist teaches Middle Eastern politics at Washington College
    Shiraz Maher went to the mosque in search of answers. Why, he wanted to know, had 15 young men from Saudi Arabia, the country where he spent most of his childhood, just crashed jetliners into prominent U.S. buildings? The men who gave him clarity wore...
  • The war on teror is over? Don't believe it

    The war on teror is over? Don't believe it
    "The war on terror is over," or so claims an unnamed senior State Department official, as reported by National Journal's Michael Hirsh in his recent article "The Post al-Qaida Era." Really? Well, if the war is over, I must have missed the peace treaty...
  • Public may watch Guantanamo arraignments from Fort Meade

    Public may watch Guantanamo arraignments from Fort Meade
    Members of the public may watch the arraignment of self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other terror suspects Saturday at Fort Meade, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. Mohammed and his co-defendants are to be arraigned at...
  • Romney can distinguish himself with a sensible Afghanistan policy

    It is very sad and disturbing to continue reading and hearing about the skirmishes still transpiring in and around Afghanistan in order for the U.S. and NATO to maintain control of the terrorist forces, including al-Qaida and the Taliban, which is an...
  • 60 Minutes: Hopkins doctor operated on al Qaeda suspect

    It’s well known that world-renowned doctors from Johns Hopkins Hospital regularly treat royalty, other dignitaries and U.S. service members. According to the CBS news show 60 Minutes, they also have been called upon to patch up those who don’t...
  • Al-Qaida after bin Laden

    Al-Qaida after bin Laden
    One year after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs at his safe house in Pakistan, a substantially weakened al-Qaida and its affiliates continue to pose a threat to the West. The Pakistan-based group's leadership has been decimated by drone...
  • Bin Laden anniversary a reminder of Obama's foreign successes

    Bin Laden anniversary a reminder of Obama's foreign successes
    We are a nation that loves anniversaries — of births, weddings, deaths and everything else under the sun. We're now celebrating the first anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden and arguing whether President Barack Obama, who gave the order,...
  • Mission redefined

    Mission redefined
    Addressing the nation from Kabul on Tuesday, President Barack Obama offered what may be his clearest statement yet about what he sees as the American role in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of U.S. and NATO combat troops in 2014 — along with a...
  • No place to go

    No place to go
    Najim Abid Hajwal thought he would be back in Baghdad by now. The 49-year-old businessman fled Iraq after a worker in one of his factories warned that his name had appeared on a local hit list. He needed no convincing: By then, he says, two of his sons...
  • Anthrax survivors satisfied

    Victims of the deadly 2001 anthrax attacks said yesterday that they were satisfied with the investigation's outcome that pinned the blame on an Army scientist. And now, the widow of a dead photo editor says, it's time for the government to settle her...