Homeland Security & Terrorism
June 14, 2013
Judicial Watch argues that the FBI chose political correctness over an effective national security strategy by removing materials it believes could be "offensive to Muslims" from the content of its training program.
June 12, 2013
UN special rapporteur Ben Emmerson has praised President Obama's speech outlining his future national security policies but called for more details to be released regarding the U.S.'s use of drones in the War on Terror.
June 11, 2013
Raymond Ibrahim writes on Human Events that the Obama Administration has shown more concern regarding the human rights of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram in Nigeria than the rights of the Christians this group has slaughtered and persecuted.
June 5, 2013
Patrick Poole writes at the GLORIA Center that the U.S. is maintaining an inconsistent policy toward many Islamic groups, performing outreach and scheduling meetings between these organizations and administration officials while, at the same time, investigating their suspected support for terrorism.
May 24, 2013
In testimony before the U.S. Armed Services Committee, Kenneth Roth of Human Rights Watch ("HRW") called for Congress to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force ("AUMF"), which grants the President the authority to pursue the architects of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
May 24, 2013
The UN Committee Against Torture accused a UK delegation of evading its questions as the committee expressed concerns about the UK government's alleged treatment and rendition of accused terrorist detainees.
May 14, 2013
Palestinian Media Watch reports that the UN Development Program ("UNDP") recently co-sponsored a sports tournament named in honor of a Palestinian terrorist whose attacks killed 125 Israelis.
May 13, 2013
UN Human Rights Council expert Christof Heyns has followed the lead of Human Rights Watch in a report encouraging a moratorium on "autonomous" weapons that would not require human input to attack a target.
May 3, 2013
The Telegraph discusses a new book by counterterrorism expert Frank Foley that explores why French deportation procedures are much more conducive to sending militant Islamists to be tried before foreign courts than their UK counterparts.
May 3, 2013
Professor Gil Troy of McGill University writes that Islamism, whose followers pursue a "totalitarian worldview," motivated the bombings in Boston and is serving as a foundation for those around the world who wage war on American democracy.