Tag: al-Qaida

The Controversial Truth Behind America’s Never-Ending War

Fifteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, America's War on Terror has expanded drastically, and with it, the interpretation of the Authorization to Use Military Force (AUMF), which gave the president the initial power to mobilize US Armed Forces against those responsible. Yet, America is no closer to ending that open-ended war than when it began, and its endless state is prompting serious questions about the legality of the recent initiatives waged against ISIS, and whether safeguards are in place to prevent a single person—President Obama or his successors—from committing America to perpetual warfare.

Long Island Teen Admits Trying to Help al-Qaeda

Justin Kaliebe, a Babylon and Bay Shore resident, wanted to fight against American forces in Yemen.

Don’t be cruel to “Zero Dark Thirty” director Kathryn Bigelow in...

Bigelow and her screenwriter Mark Boal were right to include torture scenes in the narrative.
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