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The Saddest and Most Expensive Home Movie Ever Made: On Zapruder's JFK Assassination Film

Alex Pasternack | Posted 01.24.2013 | Media
Alex Pasternack

In many ways, the video prefigured all sorts of American pastimes, from widespread paranoia about government to a loss of faith in photographic truth and the news media, from the acceptance of graphic violence to newer concerns about copyright.

Benghazi Security Chief Assassinated

AP | Posted 01.20.2013 | World

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libya's deputy interior minister says gunmen assassinated the security chief of the eastern city of Benghazi overnight. ...

Most Wanted Secret Doc: Justice Dept Memo Analyzing Drone Strikes Against Suspected Terrorists

Peter Scheer | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics
Peter Scheer

The government already is required to apply to a secret court for a warrant to wiretap a suspected terrorist. If a court's okay is needed to tap a terrorist's phone, shouldn't a court's okay be required to kill him?

Murder, Assassination And Raw Power

Charles Redfern | Posted 09.22.2012 | Religion
Charles Redfern

Can each of us see the tragedy in Colorado and, instead of wagging fingers, look within our individual and communal soul? How often do we yield to the assassin's voice? Are we willing to confess our responsibility and abandon our growing quest for raw power?

How Drones Help Al Qaeda | Posted 08.14.2012 | World

“DEAR OBAMA, when a U.S. drone missile kills a child in Yemen, the father will go to war with you, guaranteed. Nothing to do with Al Qaeda,” a Yem...

Hope Burning

Robert Scheer | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics
Robert Scheer

Now we have Rambo Obama, a steely warrior who hurls death-dealing drones at anyone who threatens the good old USA. Including children. The Obama answer to human rights groups is the same as that offered by George W. Bush: Get the Justice Department to say that anything goes.

America as Constitutional Republic: When Can the President Kill?

Doug Bandow | Posted 04.29.2012 | Politics
Doug Bandow

What should be done if there are no obvious battlefields and no certain combatants? Should propagandists be treated as fighters? Are any procedural protections required before a U.S. citizen can be killed?

The Short Life Expectancy of Iranian Nuclear Scientists: Assassinations with a Message

Haggai Carmon | Posted 03.16.2012 | World
Haggai Carmon

Does the killing of nuclear scientists stop or delay the Iranian nuclear weapons plan? Hardly.

Cain Gets Secret Service Protection After Death Threats

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Herman Cain on Thursday became the first Republican presidential candidate to receive Secret Service protection. Cain asked for the...

David Lohr

Did Someone Leave Death Threat On Casey Anthony's Door? | David Lohr | Posted 11.17.2011 | Crime

You may want to consider donning a pair of quality hip waders before delving into the latest Casey Anthony article in the National Enquirer, according...

The Wisdom and Power of a Leaderless Resistance

Matthis Chiroux | Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics
Matthis Chiroux

Have you ever been asked what a leader is to you? Of course you have; we're obsessed with the worship of these few. But the Occupy movement has no place for them, which the mainstream media just can't understand.

Andrea Stone

Neocons Say 'Red Line' Crossed After Iran Terror Plot: 'We've Got To Put Out Hands Around Their Throat Now' | Andrea Stone | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans gave the stage Wednesday to hardliners who called for everything from cyber attacks to political assassinations in res...

Santorum Backs Assassinating Foreign Nuclear Scientists

Easley Patch | Jeff Brush and Shawn Drury | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

At a campaign stop on Tuesday in Greenville, former U.S. Sen. Rick Santorum spoke at length about foreign policy....

Hillary Clinton Wants Gaddafi Killed

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

This week Hillary Clinton openly seemed to call for the political assassination of Moammar Gaddafi, the Libyan leader. But this is actually against US law.

King's Eloquence Goes Far Beyond "I Have A Dream"

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.26.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The best-known parts of "I Have A Dream" have entered into a sort of comfortable familiarity, which allows everyone to view them without being challenged by the more pointed things Dr. King had to say that day.

A Secret War in 120 Countries

Nick Turse | Posted 10.04.2011 | Politics
Nick Turse

While it's well known that U.S. Special Operations forces are deployed in the war zones of Afghanistan and Iraq, the full extent of their worldwide war has remained deeply in the shadows.

The News of the World, the Profumo Affair and the Planned Military Coup

John Fleming | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics
John Fleming

I studied journalism at college - well, radio, TV and journalism. The man in charge of the journalism part of the course was the Production Editor of...

Who Killed Ahmed Wali Karzai?

Posted 09.11.2011 | World

KABUL -- Around 11 a.m. this morning, Kandahar time, Ahmed Wali Karzai, the controversial half brother of President Hamid Karzai and the most powerful...

Did We Save Bin Laden From a "Fate Worse Than Death"?

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics
Blake Fleetwood

It would have been better and wiser for us and the world -- and worse for al Qaeda -- if we hadn't summarily assassinated Osama bin Laden.

Was Pablo Neruda Murdered?

John Lundberg | Posted 08.03.2011 | Books
John Lundberg

Pablo Neruda once wrote, "We all arrive by different streets, by unequal languages, at Silence." But just how the great poet arrived at his ultimate silence is the subject of heated debate in his home country, Chile.

The War on Terror and Ghosts of Osama Bin Laden

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 08.01.2011 | World
Rizwan A. Rahmani

Is there a shadow on our national psyche cast by bin Laden and the War on Terror?

The Targeted Assassination of Osama Bin Laden

Marjorie Cohn | Posted 07.10.2011 | World
Marjorie Cohn

Osama bin Laden and the "suspected militants" targeted in drone attacks should have been arrested and tried in U.S. courts or an international tribunal. Obama cannot serve as judge, jury and executioner.

The Case for a Pluralistic Pakistan: A Pakistani-American Perspective

Taha Gaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Taha Gaya

Our culture and our faith is not one that denigrates and assassinates people of other faiths and perspectives but one that honors diversity and seeks to share common values of humanity.

Pakistani Christians Mourn, Protest In Wake Of Killing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Anto Akkara Religion News Service BANGALORE, India -- Christian schools across Pakistan shut down on Thursday (March 3) for a three-day protest of...

Assassination, Slavery And The Fight For Power: Frohawk Two Feathers In LA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Frohawk Two Feathers WHAT: Crocodile Company Part I. La Guerre Des Machettes Danseuses (The War of The Dancing Machetes) WHEN: February 19 ...