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Opinions | May 26, 2013
Op-ed by Retired Marines Generals Charles C. Krulak and Joseph P. Hoar Two years ago, a team of Navy Seals raided a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed Osama bin Laden. It was an...
Opinions | May 24, 2013
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Op-ed by Elisa Massimino. President Obama made important points in his recent speech on national security but none more important than this: “This war,” he said, referring to the armed conflict...
Opinions | May 24, 2013
Op-ed by Glenn Carle. On the second anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, the Boston bombings remind us that we must continue to be vigilant in the face of terrorist threats. Vigilant, but not...
Podcast | May 21, 2013
Four years after President Obama signed an executive order to ban torture, we’re still debating whether it saved American lives. Why? Because the most authoritative record of the CIA’s post-9/11...
Testimony | May 19, 2013
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In a statement submitted to the Senate Judiciary Committee for its hearing on “Building an Immigration System Worthy of American Values,” Human Rights First urged Congress to seize the opportunity to...
Opinions | May 19, 2013
Op-ed by Raha Wala. In 1988, President Reagan led a bipartisan effort to ratify the United Nations Convention Against Torture. Twenty-five years ago today, he told the Senate in a letter that, “...
Opinions | May 12, 2013
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Op-ed by Elisa Massimino. In the wake of reports that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad allegedly used sarin, a chemical weapon, it appears that U.S. President Barack Obama is on the brink of...
Opinions | May 09, 2013
Op-ed by Jack Cloonan. We already knew that the CIA gave unusual access to the creative team behind the movie “Zero Dark Thirty.” Now we know at least some of what the agency got in return. A memo...

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