"Similar actions by the Soviet Union, when it deployed missiles in Cuba, provoked the Caribbean crisis. For us, technologically, the situation is very similar."
"Call me naive," she said, "but that wasn't on our list of options...we didn't actually consider they would betray our country's national security to get at me."
The administrator of the extremely popular fitness forum posted a thread with an ominous message and plea for all forum members. The message? The site had been contacted by the Secret Service in response to a thread titled, “Let’s kill bush (serious)
Code Pink protestor Desiree Farooz confronts Condoleeza Rice with “blood-stained” hands, calling the Secretary of State a “war criminal” who should be tried at the Hague.
The FISA Amendments Act, approved by a Senate committee last week, seems to immunize people who cooperated with the FBI, the CIA, the National Security Agency--and other even more shadowy agencies--that conduct black-bag jobs.
More than one-fourth of the money spent in Iraq and Afghanistan -- $705 billion -- will go to paying interest on the wars' costs, which are being funded with borrowed dollars.
THE Bush Administration is considering air strikes, including cruise missiles, against the Kurdish rebel group PKK in northern Iraq
President Bush asked congress on Monday to approve $196 billion to pay for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other national security programs.
Bush's $189.3 Billion request covers ongoing military operations for fiscal 2008, which began on October 1, the White House said. It is in addition to about $600 billion already approved for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
If Iran continues on its current course, Cheney said the U.S. and other nations are "prepared to impose serious consequences." The vice president made no specific reference to military action.
Arar was arrested during a stopover in New York in 2002 on his way home to Canada from a holiday and was deported to Syria. He says he was tortured during the year he spent in Damascus jails.
Cheney hand seen behind leaks of 'misleading' stories. Allegations, that an Israeli air strike hit a nuclear facility in September are inaccurate, causes US intelligence community to reveal they see the Vice President’s hand behind the disinf
CBS News has confirmed, in advance of a 60 Minutes interview with outed CIA agent Valerie Plame to be run this Sunday, that Plame "was involved in operations to prevent Iran from building nuclear weapons." (Deeper and Deeper into the Rabbit
Politically motivated officials at the Pentagon have pushed for convictions of high-profile detainees ahead of the 2008 elections, the former lead prosecutor for terrorism trials at Guantanamo Bay said last night, adding that the pressure played a pa
Missing from the [Washington Time's] case, however, was motive. Why has Putin's Russia turned hostile? Why is Putin mending fences with China, Iran and Syria? Why is Putin sending Bear bombers to the edge of American airspace? Why has Russia
Alberto Gonzales was briefed extensively about a criminal leak investigation despite having reason to believe that several individuals under investigation in the matter were potential witnesses against him in separate Justice Department inquiries.
[especially the dead ones] "There has been an erosion of adherence to weapons-handling standards [SAY WHAT!!!!] at Minot Air Force Base and Barksdale Air Force Base," said Maj. Gen. Richard Newton, the Air Force deputy chief of staff for op
At a press briefing the president was asked a question about Vladimir Putin's plan to hold on to power when his term as Russian president runs out. His answer brought back memories of a quip he made 7 years ago about the USA as a dictatorship.
The folks at the Future of Freedom Foundation forwarded the lively responses they received after sending out my op-ed, "Are Presidents Entitled to Kill Foreigners?" I'm not certain, but I'm pretty sure these editors decided not to p
Government snatched up master hard drive containing song files for Chris Walla's solo LP, which, coincidentally, is politically charged. [Now everyone wants to hear the banned tunes.] Death Cab For Cutie Baffled By Homeland Security's Seizure
We may be approaching a potentially disastrous confluence of events. Will Dick Cheney be behind the curtain managing the disaster? And what will it mean if it transpires? There's nothing like a little idle speculation in our interesting times.
The three biggest phone carriers have refused to tell members of Congress what role, if any, they had in the National Security Agency’s domestic eavesdropping program. The utilities said it would be illegal to divulge classified information.
The director of the National Counterterrorism Center, the primary US organization responsible for analyzing terror threats, told NBC News that the nation is probably not "tactically" safer from the threat of terrorism following the invasion
Statements from former Qwest CEO Joseph Nacchio's defense documents alleging the National Security Agency began building a massive call records database 7 months before 9/11 aren't the only accusations that the controversial program predated
"Of course it's about oil, we can't really deny that," Abizaid said of the Iraq campaign early on in the talk at Stanford University on Saturday.
"BUSH lies" doesn't cut it anymore. It's time to confront the darker reality that we are lying to ourselves. The Times unearthed yet another round of secret Department of Justice memos countenancing torture. President Bush gave his
A motion has been filed urging a judge to stop the forced sedation of deportees at an immigration detention center. Indonesian immigrant Raymond Soeoth says he was awaiting deportation when officers injected him with anti-psychotic drugs.
The National Security Agency and other government agencies retaliated against Qwest because the Denver telco refused to go along with a phone spying program, documents released Wednesday suggest.
After a series of tense meetings that began with a blunt rebuff from Russian President Vladimir Putin, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Robert Gates appeared to have been unable to turn around Moscow's opposition to missi
WASHINGTON -- Ten years after a landmark law was adopted to improve national wildlife refuges, the 96-million-acre system is neglected and undermined by political meddling and chronic underfunding, former Interior Secretary Bruce Babbitt said this we