For now, there appears to be a line that those seeking to stop the so-called “Islamization” of America won’t cross. It’s not that they disagree with Terry Jones’ assessment of Islam, but they are reluctant to make the unwise choice of burning Korans.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday September 8, 2010 3:12 pm|
|By: GregoriusU Monday July 12, 2010 7:02 am|
This week in hoof-in-mouth disease: Lindsay Lohan, General James “Fun to Shoot People” Mattis and Paul the Psychic Octopus
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday May 26, 2010 6:17 am|
News of Gen. Petraeus’ directive for secret Pentagon operations would be a huge revelation if history didn’t indicate that departments handling foreign and domestic defense or security operations have claimed the authority to engage in covert activity time and time again. From the Bush Administration to the Kennedy Administration, covert operations have been standard operating procedure, so long as those in power can get away with it.
|By: sharonkelly Monday February 22, 2010 12:16 pm|
Both Colin Powell and David Patreaus refute Dick Cheney’s torture-is-the-answer worldview.
|By: Robert Naiman Tuesday May 5, 2009 6:50 am|
Until this week, it seemed like the conventional wisdom in Washington was that stopping U.S drone strikes in Pakistan was outside the bounds of respectable discussion. That just changed – Or it should have. Counterinsurgency guru David Kilcullen has told Congress that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan are backfiring and should be stopped.