Panetta: Kill 20 Leaders, End the War on Terror

By: Saturday July 9, 2011 7:53 am

Leon Panetta kicks off his new job as Secretary of Defense with a trip to Afghanistan. On the plane over there this morning, he told reporters that we just need to kill 10 or 20 leaders of al Qaeda and we will “strategically defeat” al Qaeda. (h/t Spencer)

 

Prison Ships, Ghost Prisoners, and Obama’s Interrogation Program

By: Thursday July 7, 2011 3:15 pm

The Obama administration is using U.S. vessels to hold ghost prisoners. We don’t even know how many. The old bad days of the Bush administration are back, and the details aren’t pretty, and the outstanding questions about what is really going on are many.

Eric Holder, Preet Bhrara, and Ray Kelly Planning Civilian Terror Trial in Manhattan

By: Tuesday July 5, 2011 3:45 pm

Was it just a year ago when we were told it was impossible to hold a civilian terrorist trial in NY?

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