U.S. drone attacks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and other countries may be militarily effective, but they are killing innocent civilians in a way that is obscene and immoral. I’m afraid that ignoring this ugly fact makes Americans complicit in murder.
According to the interim agreement regarding Iran’s nuclear program reached last weekend in Geneva, not one centrifuge will be destroyed. Not one pound of enriched uranium will leave Iran. Not one American unjustly detained in Iran’s notorious prisons will be released. But Iran will start to…
John F. Kennedy was buried at Arlington 50 years ago today, leaving his body to rest but not much else.
WASHINGTON - The top U.S. special operations commander, Adm. William McRaven, ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded from ever being made public.
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For me the NSA leaker story is not a story about privacy rights or the war on terror. It’s a much bigger story. It’s the story of how remarkably far-reaching our amazing economic recovery has been. High school dropouts are now earning $200,000 a year and vacationing in 5-star hotels in …
The story about the ricin sent to a handful politicians is a pretty gripping crime story. Investigators were looking at an Elvis impersonator with bipolar disorder who was sparring online with a child molesting martial arts master who fronts a blues band. Or as the Pima County Sheriff’s Depa…
WASHINGTON — A bid by Senate Democrats on Wednesday for fast confirmation of John Brennan’s nomination to be CIA director hit a snag after a small group of Republican senators and a lone Democrat engaged in a lengthy discussion over the legality of potential drone strikes on U.S. soil.
WASHINGTON — Testifying out of sight, ex-CIA Director David Petraeus told Congress Friday that classified intelligence showed the deadly raid on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a terrorist attack but the administration withheld the suspected role of al-Qaida affiliates to avoid tipping them off.
Here, in a Star exclusive, I am proud to present the e-mail exchange between Arizona's Secretary of State, Ken Bennett, and the State of Hawaii regarding the authenticity of President Obama’s birth certificate.
CLOVIS, N.M. — A former New Mexico mayor who called President Barack Obama “the carnal manifestation of evil” and said Obama’s election was part of a CIA conspiracy has been elected to his former job, unofficial results show.