On Tuesday two New Yorkers were arraigned in Queens Criminal Court on charges of conspiring to provide support to terrorist organizations in Afghanistan. Humayoun Ghoulan Nabi, 27, of Elmhurst, Queens, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, of Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, face up to seven years each if convicted. Accord ... More >>
In the most non-rightblogger tone possible, Obama has been on quite a roll when it comes to his administration's assault on civil liberties lately. Not one, not two, but three different pieces of legislation and policy with the potential to drastically infringe on the civil liberties of Americans ... More >>
Protesters in D.C. tried to enter the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum yesterday, resulting in the pepper spraying of at least one demonstrator and the closing of the museum. The Washington Post reports about 200 people tried to enter the building to protest "against the U.S. military's use of drone ... More >>
More than 600 mayors nationally, including our own Michael Bloomberg in a leadership role, have started a new television advertising campaign meant to draw attention to an Al Qaeda video that urges terrorists to exploit weak gun laws. The spot, in support of the Fix Gun Checks Act of 2011 and the al ... More >>
FBI's poster of Bin Laden.The FBI's Ten Most Wanted list of course includes Osama bin Laden, but it doesn't say he's wanted for murdering several thousand New Yorkers on 9/11. What gives? Why the pussyfooting around such an obvious fact?
Adorable animals in trouble.• Yesterday it was reported that a wolverine (illegal to be kept in New York as housepets) was killed in a fire in Chinatown on Tuesday night. It was not a wolverine, but instead a two-year-old hedgehog (also illegal) named Lillith and three-year-old rabbit named ... More >>
One of the devices.Furthering the story of the suspicious packages found on UPS planes headed to Newark and Philly, and fighter jets being sent to escort a flight from the UAE to JFK, President Obama has said that investigators did find explosive materials in packages sent from Yemen and inte ... More >>
Bedbugs! VICE! And can you "haz" a "dead" web? Find out in today, Day 6, of Press Clips.
The ghosts of 9/11 in Laura Poitras's outstanding film
Fuck mortgage-backed securities, default credit swaps, AIG, Fanny Mae, Freddy Mac, Alan Greenspan, George W. Bush, Citigroup, Chrysler, Washington Mutual, Bernie Madoff, Sir Allen Stanford, Henry Paulson, Timothy Geithner, suicide loans, TARP, GM, Wells Fargo, Jerome Kerviel, al-Qaeda, Iran, Osama b ... More >>
We know everything is breaking Obama's way now, crowd- and lead-wise, but this is ridiculous: the terrorist watchdogs at SITE Intelligence report that on the Al Hesbah bulletin board -- where terror folk are known to talk a little jihad -- "a frequent and apparently respected contributor" says Al Qa ... More >>
Secret testimony shows that Rudy's stump speech is inflated, at best
A report, based entirely on Defense Department documents, exposes the truth about Guantánamo
Seton Hall study: Guantanamo filled with hapless proles
Bush skips uncomfortable details on wiretap program
The U.S. Military's $500 Million Gamble to Prevent the Next Afghanistan
The NYC subway-bus strike and the slow death of the American pension system
President Bushunawares?trumpets botched case
How about a little free transparency instead?
Like the plague, the Bush administration strikes down Texas scientist
A British filmmaker deconstructs the politics of fear exploited by radical Islamists and American neocons alike.
Exposing the 'Darknet': Are Al Qaeda terrorists using your personal computer?
From terrorist mastermind to savvy statesman, in one easy video
America shows two faces in Yemenboth meant to fight terror
On election day, will we be too scared to vote? Too scared not to vote?
Lots of people dialed 911 to the U.S. Before 9-11. Who put them on hold?
Are they dead? Are they alive? Where is the media? Does anybody out there care?
The inside story of the official manual on how to torture without being prosecuted
Early doublespeak from the Bush team on how to handle detainees
Hindsight or foresight, we still were told the attacks were coming
No More Beating Around the Bush
Sending a Company's Company to War
'Where Is the Outrage?'
Where Democracy Fails, Terrorism Grows in Sub-Saharan Africa
Vacationing Bush Plots End of Iraq
A Small Cartel of Conservative Lawyers Rewrites the American Rule
Paris Reporters Say Bush Threatened War Last Summer
Al Qaeda Leader Spoke of 'Next Strikes'
Meet the Thinkers Who'd Help Uncle SamIf Only He'd Bring Them In
White Power and Al Qaeda Unite Against America