Terrorism

Savage Defends Lefty Guantanamo Lawyers as Patriotic 'Civil Libertarians'

Legal reporter Charlie Savage: "The legislation is the latest attack on lawyers representing detainees. Although such lawyers have tended to espouse civil libertarian views, some conservative ...

CBS's Bob Orr Despairs Shahzad 'Lived a Spartan and Seemingly Lonely Existence'

CBS's Bob Orr highlighted video of Shahzad's apartment, empathetically describing how Shahzad "lived a spartan and seemingly lonely existence" as evidenced by "a weight bench that passed for ...

Shahzad's Motive 'Unclear' to CBS, Cites Money Pressure Since He 'Hasn't Realized Any American Dream'

Botched bomber Faisal Shahzad's failure to achieve the "American dream" may have been an important motive for his terrorist act, CBS's Bob Orr contended Wednesday night in a story in which he ...

ABC Sees Optimistic Terrorist: Wife Enjoys American Sit-Coms While He Dots 'i' with a Heart

Before "a disturbing change" of character in early 2009, Faisal Shahzad, ABC's Chris Cuomo asserted Tuesday night, "seemed to be living the American dream" with a wife who "says she loves ...

MSNBC's Ratigan Worries About 'Racism' Toward Muslims After NYC Bomb Attempt

Near the top of Tuesday's Dylan Ratigan Show on MSNBC, host Dylan Ratigan fretted over American Muslims being harassed in the wake of the failed Times Square bombing: "how do you deal with these ...

CBS Features NY Mayor Bloomberg Speculating Bomber Was Mad About ObamaCare

With Katie Couric drawing him out, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg agreed the Times Square car bombing was likely "homegrown" as he proceeded, in an interview excerpt run on Monday's CBS ...

Joy Behar on Prayer: What's the 'Difference Between' Bush and Terrorists?

HLN host compares George W. Bush's prayer defense of Iraq with terrorists talking to Allah.

Ross Douthat Takes on Underplayed 'South Park' Censorship Story

Ross Douthat: "But there's still a sense in which the 'South Park' case is particularly illuminating. Not because it tells us anything new about the lines that writers and entertainers suddenly ...

'South Park,' Muhammad, and Double Standards

The creators of the Comedy Central cartoon South Park had their lives threatened by a Muslim group for insulting the prophet Muhammad, but two Times headlines said they were merely being warned." ...

Rachel Maddow Special to Link McVeigh to Violence From Present-day 'Anti-Government' Extremists

MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow will host an April 19 special on Timothy McVeigh's 1995 act of terrorism and how it "puts into perspective the threat posed by anti-government extremism."
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