The "War On Terror"
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the question of torture...
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Domestic militarization and the War on Terror
Days after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the Bush administration started making decisions that led to the official authorisation of torture tactics, indefinite incommunicado detention and the denial of habeas corpus for people who would be detained at Guantánamo, Bagram, or "black sites" (secret prisons) run by the CIA, kidnappings, forced disappearances and extraordinary rendition to foreign countries to exploit their torturing services. While some of those practices were canceled when Barack Obama took office in January 2009, others continue to characterise US detention policy in the "war on terror". Even the canceled policies continue to stain the record because there has been a total failure to hold the intellectual authors of these illegal practices accountable or to provide justice for the victims of American torture and extraordinary rendition.
Nestled in a back corner of Mogadishu’s Aden Adde International Airport is a sprawling walled compound run by the Central Intelligence Agency.
After 9/11, the administration of US President George W Bush initiated the era of the global war on terror.
The events of that day were so jarring that they are recorded in our memories as if they had taken place last week.
François Burgat Discusses Western and Islamist Roles in Middle Eastern Political Strategy | Tufts Fletcher SchoolDr. François Burgat is in a good place to critique the Western approach to Middle Eastern politics. French by origin, he has spent the last twenty years as a researcher and diplomat living throughout the Middle East.
War on Terror - curators...
LSE International Humanitarian Law Project public lecture Date : Monday 10 November 2008 Time : 6.30-8pm Venue : Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building Speaker : Professor Randall Coyne Chair: Professor Christine Chinkin Professor Coyne examines the cost to civil liberties and freedom of America's wars-without-end: the war on terrorism and the war on crime.
Senate Republicans yesterday filibustered the confirmation of James Cole , President Obama’s nominee to become Deputy Attorney General. There were a couple of reasons for their opposition, but it is principally grounded in the views Cole expressed when opposing Bush’s Terrorism policies. Specifically, a 2002 Legal Times Op-Ed authored by Cole contained the offending statements, as cited yesterday by GOP Sen.
Cinnamon Stillwell never thought she'd be the founder of a political organization.
Issue #21, Summer 2011
Prime Minister Tony Blair meets Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2007.
ASPEN, Colorado — Ground the U.S. drone war in Pakistan. Rethink the idea of spending billions of dollars to pursue al-Qaida. Forget chasing terrorists in Yemen and Somalia, unless the local governments are willing to join in the hunt.
October 23, 2007 |
Daniel Pipes, Islam 2.0 and Islamophobia 3.0 by Sheila Musaji
US Institute of Peace appointee Daniel Pipes has just published an attack on the Islamic scholar Khaled Abou el Fadl .
Uploaded by democracynow on 26 Jul 2011 DemocracyNow.org - Numerous news outlets and commentators initially blamed the attacks in Norway on Islamic militants. Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper, The Sun, ran a front-page headline that read, "Al Qaeda' Massacre: Norway's 9/11." In the United States, Murdoch's Wall Street Journal also initially blamed "jihadists," reporting that, "Norway is targeted for being true to Western norms."
a "clash of civilizations?"