President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that he still wants to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, as he had promised on the campaign trail in 2008: The problem, Obama said, is with Congress, which has blocked efforts to transfer detainees or close the prison camp. Last November, the
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BEIRUT Israeli warplanes struck areas in and around the Syrian capital Sunday, setting off a series of explosions as they targeted a shipment of highly accurate, Iranian-made guided missiles believed to be bound for Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group, officials and activists said. The attack, the second in three days and
In court where civilians have no representative, government’s “national security” claims win again and again – Lauren McCauley A secret federal court last year did not deny a single request to search or electronically spy on people within the United States “for foreign intelligence purposes,” according to a Justice Department
(Reuters) – The security planning for last week’s Boston Marathon, where two bombs went off killing three people and wounding 264, included preparation for such an emergency, a top Massachusetts public safety official said on Wednesday. “We spend months planning for the marathon. We did a tabletop exercise the week