Hovering over the consecrated remains at Ground Zero is a ghostly air of harrowing memories and unanswered questions. Giuliani didn't want to think about his trashing the remains of 40% of Ground Zero victims, using them to fill potholes and pave
This story represents a perfect example of why the government needs to be limited in its power and why our privacy as citizens needs to be protected. A 40-year old government agent within the Department of Commerce over 163 times accessed the Treasur
Federal prosecutors are investigating whether employees of the private security firm Blackwater USA illegally smuggled into Iraq weapons that may have been sold on the black market and ended up in the hands of a U.S.-designated terrorist organization
Two years ago the Sunni sheiks leading the insurgency in Iraq's Anbar province approached the US, offering to end the violence in exchange for a timetable establishing that US forces would withdraw from the country, a senior official
Because the terrorist threat continues, the national emergency declared on September 14, 2001, last extended on September 5, 2006 and the powers and authorities adopted to deal with that emergency, must continue in effect beyond September 14, 2007.
Retired judge Michael Mukasey, the next attorney general, has played a crucial role in the US justice system to adapt to a new age of terrorism. He agreed the president could designate an American as an enemy combatant and hold him indefinitely.
In the weeks since Gonzales announced his intention to resign, the White House floated one name after another as possible replacements for the attorney general. Every name was shot down until the White House tried Mukasey.
Democratic Sen. Charles
A Texas oil company whose CEO is a longtime confidant of President Bush with access to the most closely held US intelligence has entered into an agreement to explore for oil in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
The Senator majority leader said yesterday that Democrats would block former solicitor general Theodore B. Olson from becoming attorney general, kicking off a spirited nominaiton debate even before the White House has named a candidate.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court wants to suspend the law license of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby Jr., the former White House aide convicted in March of lying and obstructing justice in a probe into the leak of a CIA operative's identity.
It has been six years since the horrid attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Throughout George Bush has been president, especially given the emphasis he has put on 9/11, it's fair to judge him on how well he's done on policies aimed at responding to 9/
The "successes" being reported from Iraq and Afghanistan are illusory. We heard exactly the same story during the Vietnam War, when US military spokesmen trumpeted glowing daily reports about enemy body counts....
A doctor who treated wounded al-Qaida fighters at Tora Bora in Afghanistan has confirmed Osama bin Laden was at the mountain stronghold as U.S. and Afghan forces attacked — and said the al-Qaida chieftain seemed concerned about only his own welfare.
Even in 2003, top generals predicted we would need to keep a large combat force in Iraq for years after toppling Hussein’s government. Dick Cheney, Vice President and former Secretary of Defense, did not agree with the generals…but the generals were
Everyone remembers the media failures in the run-up to the war. But nearly as tragic was the performance by the press in the weeks before the "surge" was announced in January. Now what will happen over the next few days?
President Bush's trademark struggles with the finer points of public speaking were on full display, when he thanked his "Austrian" hosts for inviting him to the "OPEC" summit. Bush was in Australia attending the APEC summit.
In a testy public exchange Friday with South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, President Bush said the US would formally end the Korean War only when North Korea halts its nuclear weapons program. (After that statement, his nose grew)
The National Security Archive today sued the White House seeking the recovery and preservation of more than 5 million White House e-mail messages that were apparently deleted from White House computers between March 2003 and Oct 2005.
The thousands of libertarian and freedom minded blogs, radio shows, meetups, and the whole Ron Paul revolution – it was only natural that George W. Bush and the renown gut that guides him would be eager to find out how he too could get on the freedom
President Bush has apparently dumped Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff from his short list of possible replacements for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales, who announced his resignation last week under a cloud of scandal.
The White House was not amused by the antics of an Australian comedy group that breached President Bush’s security in Sydney. 11 members had been charged with entering a restricted area in a fake motorcade decked out with Canadian flags.