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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President Barack Obama has closely followed the policy of his predecessor, President George W. Bush, when it comes to tactics used in the “war on terror” — from rendition, targeted killings, state secrets, Guantanamo Bay to domestic spying, according to Michael Hayden, Bush’s former director of the Central Intelligence Agency
TrapWire’ Software Links Civilian Cameras The US surveillance state is big enough that most Americans are already well aware that they are being watched. A new revelation from WikiLeaks’ Stratfor Emails leak suggests it is even bigger than we thought. According to those leaked emails, civilian CCTV cameras are being
The last time Morgan Freeman saw a black president, it was when he played President Beck in 1998’s “Deep Impact.” At least that’s what you’d think from the interview he did with “Tell Me More” host Michel Martin on NPR that was broadcast Thursday. The Oscar-winner – whose films including