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Anwar al-Awlaki

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  • Will Obama launch a drone attack on U.S. soil?

    Will Obama launch a drone attack on U.S. soil?
    Who would have thought that within President Barack Obama beats the heart of a civil rights antediluvian? Could Obama, beloved of the American Civil Liberties Union, be guilty of harboring thoughts of calling down a fatal drone attack on an American...
  • Obama must codify the drone war

    Obama must codify the drone war
    — In choice of both topic and foil, Rand Paul's now legendary Senate filibuster was a stroke of political genius. The topic was, ostensibly, very narrow: Does the president have the constitutional authority to put a drone-launched Hellfire missile...
  • Rand Paul Is Right About Drones

    Rand Paul's now legendary Senate filibuster was a stroke of political genius. The topic was, ostensibly, very narrow: Does the president have the constitutional authority to put a drone-launched Hellfire missile through your kitchen — you, a good...
  • Obama's license to kill by drone

    Obama's license to kill by drone
    If you really want Washington's chattering classes to pay attention to something, an old saying goes, leak it to the media. Whoever leaked the Justice Department's 16-page confidential "white paper" memo on the use of armed drones to NBC News sparked...
  • In defense of Obama's drone war

    In defense of Obama's drone war
    — The nation's vexation over the morality and legality of President Barack Obama's drone war has produced a salutary but hopelessly confused debate. Three categories of questions are being asked. They must be separated to be clearly understood. 1....
  • Weeks in review

     
    A roundup of state and local news-review and weekly political chat shows. Descriptions provided by the broadcast outlets in most cases: Chicago Tonight: The Week in Review WTTW Ch. 11. Host Joel Weisman with Mary Ann Ahern, NBC-5 News; Lorraine......
  • Three cheers for Ron Paul

     
    The quirky Republican presidential candidate (yes, I called him “too old, too odd” to get nominated in a post several months ago, and I' m not taking it back) blasted President Obama for ordering the killing of American-born al-Qaida operative...
  • It's so, Joe: You've got to go

     
    I'm not saying I think President Barack Obama will ask Vice President Joe Biden to step aside and ask Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to take his place on the 2012 ticket. I'm not even saying I'm aware of......
  • Underwear Bomber Gets Life in Failed Airline Attack

    Underwear Bomber Gets Life in Failed Airline Attack
    WASHINGTON -- The Nigerian man convicted of trying to use a bomb hidden in his underwear to bring down a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas Day has been sentenced to life in prison. Authorities say Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was traveling from...
  • Click here to vote

    Click here to vote
    This week's question: Was Obama's recent affirmation of same sex marriage a political maneuver? Click here to submit your answer and see up-to-the-minute results.
  • NY 'Lone Wolf' bomber arrested

    NY 'Lone Wolf' bomber arrested
    Jose Pimentel, a US citizen born in the Dominican Republic who had converted to Islam, is in jail without bond for planning to set off pipe bombs across New York City and New Jersey. He intended to target post offices, police cars and soldiers returning...
  • Breakthrough Could Allow Recovery From Dirty Bomb Attack

    Breakthrough Could Allow Recovery From Dirty Bomb Attack
    In a city that's been the victim of one of the world's largest terrorist attacks, and which is within a fifty mile radius of both the Indian Point and Oyster Creek nuclear power plants, one of the greatest fears in New York is of a radioactive emergency...