The logic-defying program some police departments are enacting.
Attorney General Eric Holder has responded to criticism of the Obama administration’s handling of the Christmas bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, with an “all’s well that ends well” letter to Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell. Holder’s missive vigorously defends what he says was his decision to treat Abdulmutallab as a criminal defendant, to impose peacetime law-enforcement […]
Bill Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States. His administration presided over the degradation of the American military. It failed to address the growing threat of Islamic terrorism. It compromised U.S. intelligence and made it vulnerable to Chinese espionage. It erected a “wall of separation” between law-enforcement and intelligence agencies, thereby making it […]
The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has affirmed the conviction and sentence of 9/11 conspirator Zacarias Moussaoui. Enthusiasts of the law-enforcement approach to terrorism will undoubtedly claim this development as more evidence that their strategy works. To the contrary, I have argued several times see, e.g., here and here that we dodged a bullet […]