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A terrorist plot or an FBI propaganda stunt?

A terrorist plot or an FBI propaganda stunt?

Didn’t take long for the conspiracy theorists to turn the FBI‘s latest bust of an allleged would-be terrorist in Oregon into a purported government-sponsored hoax designed to drive fear into the hearts of Americans as they head into the holiday season. Depending on who you talk to, Mohamed Osman Mohamud is either a Somali-born university […]

Obama defends airport security measures

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama defended controversial new security measures at U.S. airports in an interview released on Friday, saying the methods were necessary to prevent a potential terrorist attack. Read more

U.S. engagement on Iran must be realistic: military chief

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States needs to be realistic about its efforts to engage Iran, whose leaders are lying about Tehran’s nuclear program and are on a path to building nuclear weapons, the top U.S. military officer said. Read more

Marines most hostile towards gay troops

Marines most hostile towards gay troops

They are the few, the proud and perhaps the military’s biggest opponents of lifting the ban on openly gay troops. Most of those serving in America’s armed forces have no strong objections to repealing the “don’t ask, don’t tell” law, according to a Pentagon survey of 400,000 active duty and reservists that is scheduled for […]