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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.

Zazi CRACKS, Provides Fed With Info. That Could Spur Widespread Al-Qaeda Investigation

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK — A former airport shuttle driver accused of buying beauty supplies to make bombs for an attack on New York City subways pleaded guilty...

Mohammad Zazi Has Bail Hearing In Obstruction Case

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK — A Colorado man accused of trying to destroy chemicals and other evidence in the terror case against his son was granted bail Wednesda...

Najibullah Zazi In Court

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

NEW YORK — Federal authorities expect to file more charges in an alleged plot by an al-Qaida associate to attack New York City with homemade bom...

How They Cracked Zazi

Jeff Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
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 | World

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 ...