Gadhafi Taunts: “I live in a place where you can’t get to me”

By: Friday May 13, 2011 1:36 pm

Lots of rumors out today about Libya. The Associated Press reports on protests in the streets of Tripoli, with the implication that Moammar Gadhafi was “losing his grip” on the capital. Meanwhile, the Italian Foreign Minister intimated that Gadhafi was wounded and left Tripoli: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has likely been wounded in western airstrikes [...]

US Drone Strike Kills 8 in Pakistan, Days After Bin Laden Raid

By: Friday May 6, 2011 7:25 am

We’re supposed to believe that Pakistan is hopping mad over the violation of their sovereignty in the killing of Osama bin Laden (and yes, he’s still dead). They strenuously objected and said that the raid shouldn’t become a precedent. Mm-hm. Less than a week later, here was the response to that from the US government. [...]

Questions Raised About Legitimacy of Bin Laden Assassination

By: Wednesday May 4, 2011 9:10 am

The shifting story on the details of the bin Laden capture has concluded with a picture that looks something like this: bin Laden was found in his room unarmed, a woman (his wife) moved toward the Navy SEAL commandos, she was shot, bin Laden resisted in some undisclosed way (perhaps looking for a weapon, perhaps [...]

Iran Announces Yellowcake Uranium Breakthrough Prior to EU Talks

By: Monday December 6, 2010 8:15 am

This week, Iran will meet with European Union negotiators about its nuclear program. Predictably, right at that time, the country announced it had the ability to make yellowcake uranium on its own. Iran announced on Sunday that its entire nuclear fuel cycle is now self-sufficient. With two-day talks beginning in Geneva tomorrow between six world [...]

Administration Adds American Citizen Awlaki To Assassination List

By: Wednesday April 7, 2010 7:04 am

The CIA have added Anwar al-Awlaki, the American citizen implicated in both the Nidal Hassan Fort Hood shooting and the failed underwear bombing on Christmas Day, to a capture-or-kill list of terrorist threats. Awlaki, born in New Mexico, required a special government review through the National Security Council to place him on the list, by [...]

Just A Little Assassination Of American Citizens Among Friends

By: Thursday February 4, 2010 9:45 am

Well, this is… interesting. Director of National Intelligence Dennis C. Blair acknowledged Wednesday that government agencies may kill U.S. citizens abroad who are involved in terrorist activities if they are “taking action that threatens Americans.” I love this new American criminal justice system, don’t you? Blair told members of the House intelligence committee that he [...]

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