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Andrea Stone

Congressman Sees U.S. Threat In Nigerian Terrorist Attacks | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Few terrorism experts would deny that a radical Islamist sect that has made a series of increasingly audacious attacks in Nigeria, inclu...

With Times Square Bomber Sentenced to Life, Ghailani Trial Gets Started

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Daphne Eviatar

The alleged torture of Ghailani in a secret CIA prison hangs heavy over this case -- as it will every other one where detainees were subjected to the so-called "enhanced interrogation techniques."

Faisal Shahzad 'Inspired' By Former GWU Graduate Students

GW Hatchet | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The Pakistani-American man suspected of attempting to bomb Times Square earlier this month recently told investigators he was inspired by a former GW ...

Jason Linkins

Frum On Lieberman's Citizenship Amendment: A 'Bad Idea' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

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.

Visual Week in Review: "Damage Control" or: "Please Don't TAKE My Gor-DON Brown A-way-ay-ay-ay!")

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

This week, "the damage" extended from Louisiana and the Gulf, to Times Square, to the British election. 2010-05-07-Picture31.jpg

NYPD Jobs Off The Chopping Block After Terror Scare, Murder Spike

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (Associated Press) - The city won't have to shrink its police force as planned in the next fiscal year, officials said Wednesday. Mayor Mich...

Hello, He Must Be Going: Shahzad Almost Slips Through the Net

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Rick Horowitz

I don't know about you, but I can't remember the last time I booked a flight to Dubai while I was already driving to the airport, and then paid for my ticket with a wad of cash.

Sam Stein

Lieberman's Citizenship-Revoking Law Slammed As 'Draconian' | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) has yet to formally introduce legislation that would strip Americans involved in terrorism of their citizenship and al...

Jason Linkins

Faisal Shahzad Investigation: Lieberman's Response Is A Solution In Search Of A Problem | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, we noted that the eminently reasonable tone that initially pervaded the entire discussion of the failed Times Square bombing attempt of Ame...

Faisal Shahzad Resume, CV Boasts That Terror Suspect Is 'Good Team Player'

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Faisal Shahzad's resume has been posted online by NBC News. The Times Square car bomb suspect's three-page resume includes detailed descriptions of h...

Faisal Shahzad ARRESTED: How The Suspected Times Square Car Bomber Was Tracked Down By Tech (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Faisal Shahzad was recently arrested on charges that he drove a car bomb into Times Square in an attempt to detonate a "fireball" in the crowded New Y...

Ryan Grim

Faisal Shahzad Arrest: Lieberman Proposes Taking Away Citizenship Of Suspected Terrorists | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In arguing against the reading of Miranda rights to terrorism suspects or affording them other constitutional protections, opponents of civil libertie...

How Faisal Shahzad Was Caught

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- A Pakistani-born U.S. citizen was hauled off a plane about to fly to the Middle East and arrested in the failed attempt to explode a ...

Peace Through Moderation to Intro Counter-Extremism Strategies at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

The near-tragedy in Times Square reminded us that hatred is both home-grown and foreign-born. With this is in mind, a distinguished panel will discuss...

Faisal Shahzad Mug Shot Released (PHOTO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Tuesday the alleged Times Square car bomber appeared in court for the first time since his arrest over two weeks ago. From the Associated Press: ...

Elena Kagan's Strange Bedfellows

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

Kagan's nomination brings up again the issue of "Sovereign Immunity," and what it portends to our safety.

Jason Linkins

State Department Terrorist List Presents Problem For Citizenship-Stripping Legislation | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sens. Lieberman and Scott Brown and Reps. Jason Altmire and Charlie Dent are a sort of bicameral Never Think Things Through Caucus with their attempt to inject needless delays into the judicial proceedings in order to achieve a cosmetic result.

Authorities Say They Followed Times Square Bomber, but Only on Twitter

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

A spokesman for the surveillance team following the suspected terrorist said that they were closely monitoring Mr. Shahzad's tweets, "but he must have figured something out because all of a sudden he blocked us."