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"Lawyer Up" First, Flip Gently: How Legal Persuasion Works With Terror Suspects

David Coleman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Coleman

Unlike the use of torture -- which is illegal under domestic and international law, frequently unproductive and a political shot-to-the-foot of our national interests in being seen to adhere to the rule of law -- traditional law enforcement tools for eliciting cooperation of suspects have been long considered lawful.

Terrorists Not Safe From Law's Long Reach

Patrick Barry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Patrick Barry

Conservatives enjoy drawing a dichotomy that casts military commissions as strong and traditional legal methods as weak. But that view isn't really borne out by reality. The law extends far. Very far.

How They Cracked Zazi

Jeff Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jeff Stein

The feds cracked Najibullah Zazi without laying a hand on him, according to most news accounts. But some people still wonder if the rough stuff would...

Najibullah Zazi Case Illustrates Al Qaida On Its Way Out: Analysis

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By C.M. Sennott NEW YORK -- The image of Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year-old Afghan-born bus driver from Denver and now a terror suspect, embodies the co...