Tag Archives: 9/11

FED TERRORIST JAILED – Sunday August 11 2013

– A judge in New York City has sentenced a Bangladeshi national to 30 years in prison for trying to bomb the Federal Reserve Bank in the Wall Street financial district last year. Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, 22, pleaded … Continue reading

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ONCE LIONISED, WHISTLEBLOWERS NOW THE ENEMIES OF A SECURITY-OBSESSED STATE – Saturday July 13 2013

– Deep Throat would meet journalist Bob Woodward in an underground carpark at 2am, their meetings arranged through the signal of a red flag in an old flower pot or codes circled in the newspaper. Four decades later, Bradley Manning … Continue reading

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CLEAVING TO HOPE – Saturday May 11 2013

– Louwana Miller never stopped fighting for her daughter, Amanda Berry, who disappeared in Cleveland in April 2003, the day before her 17th birthday. In the days after Amanda’s abduction, authorities believed she may have run away, and local media … Continue reading

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DESPITE ALL ATTEMPTS, IT’S STILL HARD TO SMOKE OUT THE BAD GUYS – Saturday April 27 2013

– Did Osama bin Laden sit up in his watery grave as the drama of the Boston bombing unfolded? Was that noise a rattling of bones or a self-congratulatory chuckle as he watched Americans proclaim their resilience – at the … Continue reading

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SPY BOSS JAILED FOR 10 YEARS – Thursday February 14 2013

– Italy’s former military intelligence chief has been sentenced to 10 years’ in prison for complicity in the CIA’s abduction of an Egyptian Muslim cleric under a program begun after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The appeals court in … Continue reading

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CALL FOR REPEAL OF ANTI-TERROR POWERS – Friday February 1 2013

– The extraordinary detention powers that were conferred on ASIO in the wake of the September 11 attacks have not led to any prosecutions and should be repealed, a comprehensive study on their use and effect have found. A decade … Continue reading

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CLINTON FACES OFF AGAINST HER LIBYA CRITICS – Friday January 25 2013

– Defending her legacy and perhaps protecting her future, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faced congressional committees over the killing of the US ambassador to Libya, with a performance that was at times fraught, at times angry, but always … Continue reading

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