The mainstream media got its chance to question President Bush about the recent bombshell that when Bush warned about Iran's nuclear program leading to "World War III" he already knew that Iran had stopped its nuclear weapons program 4
"Iran was dangerous, Iran is dangerous, and Iran will be dangerous if they have the knowledge necessary to make a nuclear weapon," Bush said.
The White House deleted more than twice as many e-mails as previous estimates, pushing the e-mails involving administration aides like Karl Rove and others to higher than 10 million.
The Bush administration is laying out a new secrecy defense in an effort to end a court battle about the White House visits of now-imprisoned lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
According to Karl Rove, the Bush Administration did not want Congress to vote on the Iraq War resolution in the fall of 2002, because they thought it should not be done within the context of an election. Rove did not think the war vote should be
[And I'm willing to waterboard you.] Last night, former Attorney General John Ashcroft delivered an address on national security at the University of Colorado. The event was marked by heated protests. About 20 student protesters wearing “shirts w
The federal official helming a probe into potentially illegal partisan political activities conducted by Karl Rove and other White House officials is himself the focus of a federal investigation.
"There's a lot of people, both Democrats and Republicans, that ... don't want a court to say that the president did something that is a federal crime. That's why they're trying to get all these cases thrown out of court. ...
These are documents turned over by the Commerce Department, under a March 5, 2002 court order as a result of Judicial Watch’s Freedom of Information Act lawsuit concerning the activities of the Cheney Energy Task Force. The documents contain a map o
Texas oilman Oscar Wyatt was sentenced to one year and one day in prison on Tuesday for conspiracy in the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, becoming the most prominent figure jailed over corruption in the program to buy oil from Saddam Hussein's Iraq.
The Saudi judges more than doubled the punishment for the victim because of "her attempt to aggravate and influence the judiciary through the media." Asked to offer the administration's position on the court ruling, State Department spo
Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft was one of five private attorneys whom Christie hand-picked to monitor the implant makers. Ashcroft's D.C.-based firm is poised to collect more than $52 million in 18 months, among the biggest payouts
The Bush Administration knew that Pakistani strongman Pervez Musharraf planned to institute emergency rule but did not act or speak out about the plan, according to officials with knowledge of the discussion who spoke anonymously in the Wall Street J
Serious political change is brewing in the Israelite town of Ramah. Ever since Moses and Joshua led them into Palestine, the tribes have conspicuously lacked any semblance of an executive branch. The official line is that Yahweh is king.
A federal judge expressed frustration Tuesday that the government provided wrong information about evidence in the prosecution of Sept. 11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui, raising the possibility of ordering a new trial in another high-profile terrori
Former White House press secretary Scott McClellan blames President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney for efforts to mislead the public about the role of White House aides in leaking the identity of a CIA operative. McClellan recounts the 2003 news
She hopes to work in global risk management for a large bank or financial services company. Townsend also said she has now changed her mind and would consider running for public office someday.
The Pentagon has launched a preventive strike against a target that military chiefs presumably regard as one of the most active current threats to U.S. and world security—namely, the office of the vice president of the United States. Thrusting back h
A federal appeals court in San Francisco handed a major victory to the Bush administration, ruling that a lawsuit challenging the government's warrantless wiretapping program could not go forward because of the "state secrets" privilege
Post-9/11 US aid to Pakistan is $10.6 billion, but `black’ payments are many times higher. Some reports put them at $1 billion monthly. These payoffs have not trickled down to the mid and lower ranks.
In fact, one of the most bizarre ironies of all this is that five of the hijackers lived in a motel right outside the gates of the NSA.
Ron Paul voted YES to table the impeachment discussion last week. Since it didn't get tabled, it's now in committee. Many republicans voted NOT to table it, why didn't Dr Paul?
More than half of Americans—56 percent—say they're not proud of the country's leaders. Two thirds and more say the country is in a leadership crisis. Nearly three quarters say the nation will decline without better leadership.
Why should the United States commit to war for India, which has territorial conflicts and has fought wars with China and Pakistan? What vital interest is it of ours who holds Kashmir? As for Israel, are American boys now to fight Hezbollah and Hamas?
The threat that Al Qaeda could get nukes was the single most important driving force behind the Iraq war. And now with Cheney in charge there is a very real possibility that our "ally" Pakistan will provide nukes to the guys that hit us on
The Bush administration is losing patience with Gordon Brown over Iran, with senior American diplomats frustrated by his reluctance to declare bluntly that the Islamic state must never be allowed nuclear weapons.
Privacy no longer can mean anonymity, says Donald Kerr, the principal deputy director of the National Reconnaissance Office. Instead, it should mean that government and businesses properly safeguard people's private communications and financial i
He turned the armory into his own private arms bazaar with the seeming approval of some American officials and executives, selling AK-47 assault rifles, Glock pistols and heavy machine guns.
U.S. gives to Pakistan cash not through U.S. agencies or joint U.S.-Pakistani programs. Instead, the U.S. gives Musharraf's government about $200 million annually and his military $100 million monthly in the form of direct cash transfers.