Day: September 11, 2012

Walking the Jerusalem Plank

In reversing the decision of the Democratic platform committee to omit a plank declaring Jerusalem the capital of Israel, President Obama may have intended to deny the Republicans another attack line, but he also added to the disenchantment of some…

When Rule of Law Meets Politics

Holding national security officials accountable for torture and other crimes against humanity may seem like the right thing to do when it’s someone else’s country. But U.S. politicians keep finding excuses when the abusers are American, observes the Independent Institute’s…

The Neocons and 9/11

Special Report: The emerging history of 9/11 reveals that President George W. Bush’s failure to protect the nation resulted from┬áneocon insistence┬áthat Iraq was the real threat, not al-Qaeda. The political relevance┬átoday is that the neocons want back into power under…

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