President Barack Obama enjoys constitutional authority to transfer all Guantanamo Bay "enemy combatant" detainees to the United States for imprisonment notwithstanding the funding restrictions of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2016.
Yesterday's massacre in San Bernardino again underscores the ineffectiveness of relying upon bulk data collection and intelligence agencies' watch-listing processes to "keep us safe from terrorism."
WASHINGTON — A still-classified section of the investigation by congressional intelligence committees into the Sept. 11, 2001
There is no doubt that the Visa Waiver Program merits a national discussion free from partisan politics. Terrorists have already used the VWP to gain access to soft targets. Whether additional security measures would have prevented their entry is the $64 million question.
During the trial of al Qaeda spokesman Suleiman Abu Ghaith that ended last week, a special group spectators went largely unnoticed. "This man is evil from his head down to his toes," said Rosemary Cain, one of half a dozen 9/11 family members who attended part of the three-week trial.
Lowe nearly had to testify in court during the trial of al Qaeda leader Zacarias Moussaoui -- he found out that he was on
It was gratifying to see several news accounts yesterday revealing that the FBI finally relied on the "public safety exception" to the Miranda rule to interview the so-called Times Square attempted bomber suspect, Faisal Shahzad.
There should be no trade-off between being "tough" on suspected terrorists and trying them in the U.S. criminal justice system of which we should be so proud.
Most of us who live not far from Ground Zero, and who were here on 9/11, see New York as an appropriate and just venue, and aren't afraid that the trial will result in terrorist retribution.