The American reaction to 9/11 included selflessness, dedication, and bravery, but it also included some harebrained and counterproductive steps. As we approach the tenth anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, Horton examines those reactions.
An explosive new book by retired intelligence officer Glenn Carle contradicts the claims Suskind published about Pacha Wazir (which were no doubt faithful reports of what Suskind was told by sources in the intelligence community).
Journalist turned foreign-affairs analyst Anatol Lieven has Pakistan in his bones. Descended from civil servants and officers in British India, he cut his journalistic teeth in the subcontinent. I put six questions to Lieven about his new book, Pakistan: A Hard Country.
On April 28, Democracy Now! interviewed Thomas Tamm about the Department of Justice dropping its years-long criminal investigation of him. Tamm, the 2009 recipient of The Ridenhour Prize for Truth-Telling...
The Guardian today posted this notice about a live question and answer session on their website at 1.30 p.m. GMT with Nation Books author and founder of the legal charity Reprieve Clive Stafford Smith.
The United States has unintentionally helped weaken Yemeni President Saleh's regime. For years, US policy neglected Yemen's civil society, focusing instead on hunting down terrorists. These operations caused the deaths of dozens of civilians, fuelling popular anger against Saleh.
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