Terrorism

Times Trumpets Gitmo Prisoners Returning to Terror, But Excuses Obama

The Times leads with a leaked report showing "1 in 7 detainees" released from Guantanamo Bay rejoined the jihad - but reporter Elisabeth Bumiller still exercised some pro-Obama spin.

Hezbollah: Still Not Terrorist, Just a "Military...and Social Organization"

I feel safer already: Hezbollah's not a terrorist group, just "a military, political and social organization in Lebanon with strong ties to Iran, a bloc in Lebanon's Parliament and ministers in ...

Fox Biz 'Happy Hour' Co-Host: 'AIG Bailout Funds Terrorism'

Cody Willard claims if your representatives voted for bailouts or stimulus, 'they're directly responsible for redistributing your money to al-Qaida.'

Columnist Roger Cohen Ashamed of Israel's Actions, Wants Recognition of Hamas

Columnist Roger Cohen says calling Hamas and Hezbollah terrorists is a "narrow" and simplistic view and says of the recent Gaza "travesty": "I have never previously felt so shamed by Israel's ...

Times "Ridicules" Pentagon Report Saying No Mistreatment at Gitmo

The Times can't accept the fact that Guantanamo Bay may not be inhumane: "...detainees' lawyers and human rights groups ridiculed the 85-page report that the official, Adm. Patrick M. Walsh, sent ...

NYT Top Editor Bill Keller: "Hamas Is Also a Charitable Organization..."

Plus, Keller unwittingly criticizes his paper's liberal slant: "To describe a politician as 'liberal' or 'conservative' (while almost always inexact) is generally neutral. To describe the same ...

A Times Turnaround? Freed Gitmo Prisoner Linked to Terror Makes Front Page

Issue that were starkly black and white during the Bush administration, like the necessity of closing down Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have suddenly become nuanced now that Obama is in the White House.

Guantanamo Bay's "Seemingly Endless Supply of Embarrassments"

Jumping on remarks by a Pentagon official regarding Guantanamo Bay, reporter William Glaberson takes a broad view of "torture" and dismisses as "public relations" the idea that detainees released ...

More Unfairness Against Israel

Double standards in Gaza: Reporter Ethan Bronner put the Palestinian case in emotionally resonant terms, while his marshalling of pro-Israel arguments is scattered and grudging.

Middle East Moral Equivalency Watch: Terrorist Group Hamas vs. Israel

According to reporter Ethan Bronner, the terrorist group Hamas and the state of Israel both 'have a point' when it comes to violating a truce - and a defensive move by Israel 'drove the cycle of ...
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