Iraqi officials recently released a most wanted list of 41 people, including Saddam Hussein’s wife and eldest daughter, and the new al-Qaida in Iraq leader, Abu Ayyub al-Masri. Continue reading
Israel’s detention of 64 leaders of the Hamas-led Palestinian government and 23 members of other factions has further heightened tensions strained after Palestinians abducted an Israeli soldier and Israelis launched a retaliatory attack on Gaza.
Israeli forces arrested 64 leaders of the Hamas-led Palestinian government and 23 members of other factions Thursday, days after Palestinians abducted an Israeli soldier and Israelis launched a retaliatory attack on Gaza. Continue reading
The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the Bush administration’s policy of trying terror suspects before military tribunals is illegal, saying it violated U.S. law and the Geneva Convention. Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal discusses the specifics of the decision. Continue reading
Israeli troops launched air strikes against Gaza Wednesday, in response to the Palestinian abduction of a wounded Israeli soldier. Destroying three Palestinian bridges and a power station, troops crossed the Gaza border for the first time since the Israeli withdrawal 10 months ago. Continue reading
President Bush chastises the media for disclosing a secret program that seeks block terrorists by tracing financial records. Analysts debate the conflict between government and the press over the counterterrorism initiatives. Continue reading