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Anwar al-Awlaki

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  • Terrorism trial underway for men accused of trying to join Al Qaeda

    Terrorism trial underway for men accused of trying to join Al Qaeda
    The trial of two Inland Empire men accused of being involved in a terrorist plot resumes in Riverside federal court this week, as jurors weigh whether the defendants' alleged plans to travel overseas and join Al Qaeda posed a true threat or were...
  • The drone memos reveal only contempt

    Finally, after intense negotiation between the Obama administration and senators including drone-strike stalwart Rand Paul, the government released the much-discussed memo justifying the killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, which was written by David Barron when...
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  • Florida GOP candidate says Obama execution comment was taken out of context

    Florida GOP candidate says Obama execution comment was taken out of context
    A Florida House candidate who agreed with a statement on Twitter calling for President Barack Obama's execution is now saying his statements were taken out of context. Joshua Black released a statement on his website Jan. 30 referring to the comment and...
  • Drone double standard

    An unsigned and undated Justice Department white paper, obtained by NBC News, reports The New York Times, "...is the most detailed analysis yet to come into public view regarding the Obama legal team's views about the lawfulness of killing, without a...
  • Where the buck still stops

    WASHINGTON -- A rare phenomenon occurred on Capitol Hill the other day when two ranking officials of the Obama administration testified that they had differed with the president they still served over providing arms to the rebels in Syria seeking to...
  • Judge rejects evidence regarding Ft. Hood shooter's motive

    Judge rejects evidence regarding Ft. Hood shooter's motive
    FT. HOOD, Texas — Military prosecutors cannot present most of the evidence they had sought to show what motivated the accused Ft. Hood shooter, a judge ruled Monday. Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, 42, an American-born Muslim, faces a court-martial this...
  • Deep breaths, drone critics

     
    Chalk this up to my paranoia deficiency, but the idea that U.S. drone-fired missiles are a threat to Americans abroad is very, very low on my list of concerns. Yes, there are good questions about how our military selects and......
  • This weekend: Cowboys vs. Redskins; ‘Call the Midwife’; ‘Back to the Beginning’

     
    Football will be the most-watched programming during the final weekend of 2012. But there are offerings for fans of British drama, biblical history, Harry Potter and love stories. The highlights: 1. The weekend's biggest program is likely to be NBC's &#...
  • Regrettable error

     
    Now we're talking about a larger, more controversial issue: the killing by drone in Yemen of al-Qaida operative Anwar al-Awlaki. Outside American soil, the Constitution does not rule, no matter how much Paul would like it to....Charles Krauthammer in his....
  • Suspect in Ft. Hood Shootings Can Keep Beard For Now

    Suspect in Ft. Hood Shootings Can Keep Beard For Now
    EL PASO, Texas -- The military judge supervising the trial of accused Ft. Hood shooter Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was removed from the case Monday, with the military's highest appeals court ruling that his "duel of wills" with Hasan over the defendant'...
  • A journalist abroad, charting America's clandestine 'Dirty Wars' ★★★

    A journalist abroad, charting America's clandestine 'Dirty Wars' ★★★
    Richard Rowley's documentary "Dirty Wars" is a sobering account of acclaimed journalist Jeremy Scahill's reporting on the war on terror in the Middle East and Africa, and the effect its clandestine operations have had not just on those shaken by its...