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O’Donnell: Napalm is America’s ‘cheapest weapon of mass destruction’

On The Last Word, Laurence O’Donnell undermined the American case that we are “on the right side of the red line on chemical weapons” by presenting a short history of napalm and its deployment in American warfare. He begins with its invention at Harvard in 1942 and documenting its usage…

‘Underwear bomber’ suspect declared fit to stand trial

A US judge ruled Wednesday that a young Nigerian man is fit to stand trial over allegations he tried to blow up a packed transatlantic airliner using explosives hidden in his underpants. Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, a 24-year-old Nigerian student known popularly as the “Underwear bomber”, fired his lawyers last year…

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