Posts Tagged: 9/11
With Osama bin Laden's demise, it's high time that our leaders realize that short-term gains from alliances with tyrannical regimes aren't worth the long-term problems they foster.
In the duel between Washington and Osama, the latter was, at the time of his death, far ahead on points.
In a new book of interviews, Tobias Endler explores the role and aspirations of public intellectuals like Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn and how they reach out to their preferred audiences.
U.S. human rights groups reacted angrily to the Justice Department's announcement Monday that the self-acclaimed mastermind of the 9/11 attacks will be tried before a military commission at the Guantanamo detention facility in Cuba.
Historian John Dower illustrates the evolution of the attitudes, thoughts, and cultures that govern the conduct of modern warfare.
Attacking Cordoba House, the Ground Zero Islamic Center, may sabotage U.S. national security.
What we have done since September 11 is not to make the hard choice of choosing which of our liberties we are willing to forego, but rather to sacrifice their libertiesthose of immigrants, and especially of Arab and Muslim immigrantsfor the purported security of the rest of us.
Former Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee J. William Fulbright's observations and warnings appear deeply relevant to the United States under George W. Bush, particularly in the wake of the publication last week of the administration's sweeping National Security Strategy of the United States of America and its request that Congress authorize a war resolution arguably as broad and as unilateral as the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution approved in the early stages of the Vietnam War.
The United States' recent stance on the case of Saadeddin Ibrahim is the first time since the signing of the Camp David Accords 25 years ago that America has made its aid for Egypt conditional upon a human rights issue.
The U.S. is not doing us any favors--it is endangering us for its own aggressive interests as a financial and military superpower.