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Tag: Counter-Terrorism
  • The Obama Administration and Drone Strikes

    “These strikes are legal, they are ethical, and they are wise,” said White House Press Secretary Jay Carney as he solemnly spoke of President Obama’s use of drone warfare. Carney cited careful consideration of the government, the President’s responsibility, and anti-terrorism as ethical grounds for the use of drones, saying, “ (The) President takes his …

  • Intel Official: U.S. Will Avenge CIA Deaths

    After the death of 8 CIA officials during Wednesday’s bombing in Afghanistan, a U.S. intelligence official has said that the deaths will be avenged: “This attack will be avenged through successful, aggressive counterterrorism operations.” According to former CIA official Robert Richer, this has been “the greatest loss of life for the Central Intelligence Agency since …

  • The New Scandal Brewing

    When the news of the White House/NSA wiretapping scandal hit the front pages, there was a public backlash. Pundits’ heads spun, lawsuits were filed, and congressional hearings were scheduled. When Alberto Gonzalez testified he told us that the programs had ended and gave us his word that no new programs would be authorized without FISA …

  • No strategy will win in Afghanistan

    If the goal of the war is to pacify Afghanistan, it is a war that will never end. Afghanistan has always been a violent and turbulent area which has led it to become a failed state.  Counter-terrorism relies on bombing and strategically killing all terrorists in Afghanistan. This is another impossible task. The Taliban and …