Once again, Bush and […]
Combating Terrorism: The United States Lacks Comprehensive Plan to Destroy the Terrorist Threat and Close the Safe Haven in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas
Since 2002, destroying the terrorist threat and closing the terrorist safe haven have been key national security goals. The United States has provided Pakistan, a key ally in […]
After the War, a New Battle to Become Citizens
Despite a 2002 promise from President Bush to put citizenship applications for immigrant members of the military on a fast track, some are finding themselves waiting months, or even years, because of bureaucratic backlogs. One, Sgt. Kendell K. Frederick of the Army, who […]
WASHINGTON — President Bush unveiled a $3.1 trillion budget on Monday that supports sizable increases in military spending to fight the war on terrorism and protects his signature tax cuts.
The spending proposal, which shows the government spending $3 trillion in a 12-month period for the first time in history, squeezes most […]
Walls are everywhere in Baghdad, put up by U.S. forces to offer a degree of security to hard-pressed residents. But do they merely perpetuate divisions? Critics argue the walls divide communities, stifle economic activity, imprison residents and only widen the sectarian rifts that remain […]
Iran is running 3,000 atomic centrifuges
TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday Iran had met a planned target of installing and running 3,000 atomic centrifuges used in enriching uranium, Iranian news agencies reported.
Iran had said it aimed to have that many centrifuges, which are set up in […]
Big brother has arrived. Welcome to the new America.
(CNN) — Americans may need passports to board domestic flights or to picnic in a national park next year if they live in one of the states defying the federal Real ID Act. The act, signed in 2005 as part of an emergency military […]