The Ahmed Ghailani verdict on Wednesday reignited debate on whether civilian courts should handle terror suspect cases instead of military tribunals. Ray Suarez leads a debate between former U.S. Attorney General Michael Mukasey and Eugene Fidell, president of the National Institute of Military Justice. Continue reading
Senate Foreign Relations Commitee chairman John Kerry, D-Mass., listens as Secretary of State Hillary Clinton makes a statement on Nov. 17, 2010, following a meeting with the committee to discuss ratification of a new START. Speaking on Capitol Hill, Secretary … Continue reading
- EU in Talks Over Ireland’s Finances; Germany Warns of Possible Terrorist Attack; House to Select Leadership
(Photo by Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images) European leaders continued talks on how to tackle Ireland’s troubled finances, paving the way for a possible bailout that could be worth as much as €100 billion. The crisis in Ireland’s banks has … Continue reading
John Pistole, head of the Transportation Safety Administration, speaks with Margaret Warner about how concerns over air travel security threats — unexploded bombs aboard recent cargo flights and last year’s bombing attempt on Christmas — are being addressed while some travelers complain about more-invasive security measures. Continue reading
BASEL, Switzerland | The small nation of Switzerland, which already has a higher immigrant population than most of its neighbors, is about to vote on a measure that could be another bellwether of anti-immigration sentiment spreading across the European continent. Continue reading
A rehabilitation center in Gulu, Uganda, provides a haven for former child soldiers who were abducted into Joseph Kony’s “Lord’s Resistance Army” during 20 years of civil war. More than 30,000 children are estimated to have been kidnapped and forced to fight. Tom Bearden profiles a group trying to heal the wounds of war. Continue reading
While the title of Senior Adviser for Innovation at the State Department may sound vague, the problems Alec Ross and his colleagues tackle are very real; from poverty to pandemics, from disaster to diplomacy.