The Court of Appeal in the United Kingdom dismissed David Miranda’s appeal against Metropolitan Police for detaining him at Heathrow Airport for nine hours under the country’s terrorism law. But the court ruled the terrorism law violates the European Convention on Human Rights because it does not have “sufficient legal
Militants have taken over the headquarters for a a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. The militants took control of the federal building in the afternoon on January 2 and, thus far, United States law enforcement agencies have not removed them. Comedian Hari Kondabolu quips, “These men are armed with guns
Another shooting. This time the violence is in San Bernardino, California. We do not know the final death toll, but at the moment, 14 people are reported dead and 14 reported wounded. It is the second shooting to occur today, after a gunman in Georgia killed a woman and injured
Despite Saudi Arabia’s support for ISIS and repeated human rights abuses in Yemen, the U.S. approved a $1.3 billion arms sale to the Saudis this week.
The United States Air Force Office of Special Investigations sent officers to the home of the mother of a drone whistleblower to inform her she was on an Islamic State “hit list.” The officers indicated her information was compromised in the Office of Personnel Management hack, however, the drone whistleblower’s
C-51, a controversial anti-terrorism bill, shows how Canada uses the threat of terrorism to justify decreasing freedom, just like its neighbor to the south.
Originally published at Mint Press News. CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou returns to join Mnar Muhawesh on “Behind the Headline,” going into greater depth on Saudi Arabia’s role in manufacturing terrorism by re-writing the entire religious history of Islam and engineering hadeeth to serve its own political & oil interests. The effects
The “National Security / Foreign Policy” page of Elizabeth Warren’s web site deals with four topics: Afghanistan, Terrorism, Israel, and Iran. Regarding Afghanistan: “We need to get out as quickly as possible, consistent with the safety of our troops and with a transition to Afghan control.” Regarding Terrorism: “We need