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US taxpayers may be paying for child soldiers as young as nine

Concerned that child labor may be involved in stitching your t-shirt? Try child labor involved in shooting people — child labor you may have paid for through your US taxes. According to a report Monday, American taxpayers may be paying for child soldiers in Somalia, with some children as young…

Yemeni cleric urges US military Muslims to attack brothers in arms

Radical Yemeni cleric Anwar al-Awlaqi urged all Muslims serving in the US army to follow the example of Major Nidal Hasan who stands accused of killing 13 comrades, in an Internet video posted on Sunday. “What Nidal Hasan did was heroic… and I call on all Muslims serving in the…

Kagan helped shield Saudis from 9/11 lawsuits

Elena Kagan, President Barack Obama’s latest nominee to the Supreme Court, helped protect the Saudi royal family from lawsuits that sought to hold al Qaeda financiers responsible in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The suits were filed by thousands of family members and others affected by the…

‘Fair and balanced’ network: ‘Liberal media helping terrorists?’

Curious “fair and balanced” minds at Fox News want to know if the “liberal media” is aiding and abetting terrorists. “LIBERAL MEDIA HELPING TERRORISTS?” a large graphic on the screen asked during Fox & Friends Monday. “Do media outlets like The New York Times aid and abet terrorists by leaking…

Kagan supported detaining terror suspects indefinitely without trial

Elena Kagan, President Obama’s selection for the next Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, says she supports holding terror suspects without trial — indefinitely, in some cases. Questioned as to whether she’d support the detention of al Qaeda suspects without access to US laws — or even a trial to…

Retired general: GOP is undermining national security to score partisan points

In the wake of the arrest of alleged terrorist Faisal Shahzad, a number of Republican politicians have expressed outrage that the naturalized American citizen is being afforded the constitutional rights of citizenship. Major General (ret.) Paul Eaton told MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann on Tuesday, “I am a little surprised that we’re…

Biden lauds killing of Qaida in Iraq figure US military once declared fictional

Maybe it’s really the smoke monster from ABC’s Lost. Monday afternoon in the White House briefing room, Vice President Joe Biden lauded reports that “early in the morning, October 18th, Iraqi security forces killed the two most senior leaders of al-Qaeda in Iraq during a series of joint security operations.”…

Feingold bill seeks end to ‘counterproductive’ war in Afghanistan

US military presence in Afghanistan may have rare bipartisan consensus in Washington, but a bipartisan trio of lawmakers are dissatisfied with the open-ended occupation and are calling for a change in strategy. New legislation introduced by Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI) and Reps. Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Walter Jones (R-NC) would…

Gunmen in Iraqi army uniforms massacre 25

Gunmen in army uniforms swooped on a village south of Baghdad, stormed three houses and massacred 25 people from families linked to an anti-Qaeda militia before dawn Saturday, Iraqi officials said. Among the dead were 20 men and five women, an interior ministry official said, while a security spokesman blamed…

DoJ reveals names of lawyers smeared as ‘Al-Qaeda 7′

Yesterday, a conservative group run by Bill Kristol and Liz Cheney released a political ad accusing seven lawyers within the Department of Justice of being un-American because they advocated for detainees held in Guantanamo. Today, the names of those lawyers were revealed by a spokesman for the Justice Department who…

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