Obama essentially said, “I’m only going to mourn if a Westerner is killed,” says a Pakistani lawyer for drone victims.
The FBI’s review of flawed hair analysis — its largest-ever post-conviction evaluation of questionable forensic evidence — is just the tip of the iceberg.
As a key death penalty case looms before the U.S. Supreme Court, states have turned to the firing squad, electric chair and lethal gas for carrying out executions.
In the U.S., it isn’t enough that dangerous criminals be imprisoned; they must also to be anguished. The guilty party must prostrate himself before all of us.
Hillary Clinton has been trying to stay mum about the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership. But statements by some of her top supporters provide clues to her position.
What Obama’s Refusal to Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide Tells Us About the U.S. — and the Rest of the World
What happened is a historical fact, and it shouldn’t be difficult to get presidents and prime ministers to say, “Today we remember the Armenian Genocide.” But it’s almost impossible, especially in the U.S. — because Turkey has made Armenian Genocide denial part of its national identity, and we’re dependent on Turkey’s support for our broader mideast policies.
If they cannot even say the word, how can they even begin to tell the truth?
“We’re not banning you, we’re just not allowing you access,” Mike Oldknow, the security chief, told me Wednesday, when I showed up to attend one of the world’s largest annual counterterrorism events.
You don’t understand the world you live in if you haven’t read Eric Lipton’s three-part series in The New York Times on the staggering “explosion” of relentless, grimy lobbying of state attorneys general. Lipton just won a Pulitzer Prize for his work, and it’s truly deserved: it’s a masterpiece of investigative reporting, built on diligent use of open records laws.
Taco Bell franchise owners have an agenda. Congressional staffers have an appetite.