Since his appointment as FBI Director in 2001, Robert Mueller has refrained from criticizing Kelly. While Mueller has not changed his public stance about Kelly, one wonders whether the leak probe could be a form of payback.
According to Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY), the Casey Anthony verdict is precisely why the U.S. should no longer be allowed to bring suspected terrorists to trial in its civilian federal courts: because juries cannot be trusted to convict in all cases.
Counterterror NYC, a National Geographic special, blindly and uncritically endorsed NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly's high-tech approach to fighting terrorism. It failed to address Kelly's fatal flaw: his ego.
As 2010 comes to a close, it's clear that this year offered few favors for the American Muslim identity or reputation. Indeed, Pew reports that Muslims in America had a higher approval rating after 9/11 than in 2010.
Islam is a life-affirming religion and a religion of love that has no space for those of "God's warriors" who are committed to death. Still, within the last 24 hours, at least six were killed in an explosion at a Sufi shrine in Pakistan.
Dear Juan, sorry to hear you got fired by NPR for saying on Fox that you get nervous when you see Muslims on a plane with you. But there's more to this -- and some important things that everyone is missing.
Pakistan has recently witnessed two terror indictments of its citizens in the United States. What it all boils down to is the same old deficit of trust and double dealing in Pakistan. And that's the real tragedy of the Afpak region.
The United States should have anticipated the predator drone blow-back. The 1770 Boston Massacre occasioned but five American deaths, but engendered colonial hatred of the British that cascaded throughout the colonies.
The recent push by Sen. Lieberman to amend existing law to make it possible for American citizens to be stripped of their citizenship if they are suspected of having ties to terrorist organizations seems to fulfill no practical need.