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Anwar al-Awlaki

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  • Radical cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki was a traitor, a terrorist and a legitimate target for the U.S. military

    Regarding the question posed by your editorial "A legitimate target?" (Oct. 3), my answer is an emphatic "Yes!" In the current global war against terrorism, when an American citizen such as radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who was living in Yemen before...
  • Obama statement on indefinite detention opens a Pandora's box

    For anyone solicitous of our precious civil liberties, the signing statement that accompanied President Obama's approval of the National Defense Authorization bill last month offers cold comfort. Concerning the most controversial feature of the bill, the...
  • Judicial ruling disastrous for Americans

    A federal judge made a serious error recently in throwing out an important case about whether the U.S. government can kill U.S. citizens abroad without due process. Three U.S. citizens (Anwar al-Awlaki, Abdulrahman al-Awlaki and Samir Khan) were executed...
  • Yemen's al Qaeda leader vows to attack America in new video

    DUBAI (Reuters) - The leader of al Qaeda's wing in Yemen has vowed to attack the United States, in a video apparently showing a gathering of the group celebrating a mass jailbreak of fighters. In February, attackers mounted a bomb, grenade and gun...
  • A General Assembly resolution draws Fox fire

    Yes, that WAS our legislature drawing fire from Fox News for one of the nearly 500 resolutions it approved this year commemorating or commending various Virginians. In this case, a resolution commending the 30 years the Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center...
  • 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...
  • Prosecutor: Hasan wanted to kill many soldiers

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army psychiatrist accused in the deadliest mass shooting ever on a U.S. military installation planned to "kill as many soldiers as he could" and tried to clear the area of civilians, a military prosecutor said Tuesday...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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......