Terrorism

CBS Highlights UN Criticism of U.S. Drone Attacks; Suggests Tactic Fuels Terrorism

On Wednesday's CBS Evening News, Pentagon correspondent David Martin reported on the United Nations criticizing U.S. drone attacks against terrorists: "Philip Alston is author of a new U.N. report ...

Times Botches Rachel Corrie Incident

The Times leaves a lot out of its potted history of Rachel Corrie, a pro-Palestinian activist for a group that supported "armed struggle" against Israel whose death was a flashpoint in the ...

Sympathy for Lori Berenson, Baker, Music Teacher, Unrepentant Terrorist Helper

From reporter Simon Romero, sympathy for recently paroled Lori Berenson, ace baker, music teacher, and unrepentant terrorist helper: "Television crews descended on her neighbors-to-be in Lima, ...

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.
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