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Home Invasion Leads Police To Christian Paramilitary 'Savior Unit'

Posted 12.12.2011 | Crime

Police investigating a Mississippi home invasion have broken up what they say is a paramilitary group that trained its members in "hand to hand combat...

Outsourcing the Dirty War in Afghanistan

Erica Gaston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Erica Gaston

Bob Woodward's new book Obama's Wars reveals that the CIA maintains a 3000-strong Afghan paramilitary force that conducts cross-border operations into Pakistan. It's news in the U.S., but Afghanis have known this for long time.

Colombia's Internally Displaced People

Michael Solis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Solis

In Colombia, the number of internally displaced people is approximately 4.9 million -- nearly the population of Colorado. This makes Colombia the second largest internal displacement country in the world next to Sudan.

SWAT and the Drug War: License to Kill

Norm Stamper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norm Stamper

As long as this country remains addicted to current drug laws, the police will have to enforce those laws. But where is it written that they must show up in the dead of night, armed and armored, in order to do so?

Obama is Doing Right by the Iranian People, So Far

Shirin Sadeghi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Shirin Sadeghi

The conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, and the Occupied Territories, which Bush et al either supported or outright committed, actually strengthened the Ahmadinejad government.