Azmat Khan

Senate Report: Massive Post-9/11 Surveillance Apparatus A "Waste"
Today a Senate committee published the searing results of a two-year investigation concluding that fusion centers have "not produced useful intelligence to support Federal counterterrorism efforts" and have "too often wasted money and stepped on Americans’ civil liberties."
October 3, 2012
Controversial Teenage Guantanamo Detainee Transferred to Canada
A juvenile when he was arrested, Omar Khadr's case has been a lightning rod in the debate over post-9/11 detention policies. His treatment in detention and his family's connections to Al Qaeda have only added to the controversy.
October 2, 2012
Artifact 10: Mitt Romney's Olympic Pins
By 1999, following a crushing defeat in his bid to take the Senate seat of Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) almost five years earlier, Mitt Romney felt he had only one option left to remain in public life: becoming the CEO of the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games.
October 1, 2012
Lessons & Losses: A Discussion of Week Two's Artifacts
We released four more "Artifacts of Character" this week, looking back at Mitt Romney and Barack Obama's early debates -- and losses, and at the lessons they taught others. Now, a small group of the country's leading journalists covering the candidates weigh in on this week's artifacts.
September 28, 2012
Artifact Six: Mitt Romney on the "Businesses" of Life
In a 1978 talk at Harvard Business School, Mitt Romney aimed to teach young Mormon students how lessons from the business world can also apply to personal pursuits, and a path to self-improvement.
September 24, 2012
Syria: The Crisis, The Rebels & The Endgame
How organized are Syria’s opposition groups? What dangers might the conflict unleash? And what would it take to end it?
September 18, 2012
Interactive Map: The Battle for Syria
The mass protests that began in the rural farming town of Dara’a in March 2011 have since spiraled into nationwide war. Rebels have won control over much of the nation’s countryside, and taken key neighborhoods in several important cities, including Aleppo, and the capital, Damascus.
September 18, 2012
Syria's Shocking Civilian Death Toll
August was the deadliest month since the Syrian rebellion began a year-and a-half ago — and more deadly for civilians than the bloodiest months in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, as well as the recent uprisings in the Middle East.
September 14, 2012
Despite Show of Support, Federal Funding Ban on Needle Exchange Unlikely to Be Lifted Anytime Soon
Even though studies show that needle-exchange programs help to reduce the spread of HIV, the stigma that surrounds them is hard to shake.
August 7, 2012
Partner in Pebble Mine Fires Back At EPA Report
In its 635-page critique, Northern Dynasty described the EPA's report as "seriously flawed, and not grounded in sound scientific analysis."
July 31, 2012
Dig Deeper: Mining the Documents
The documents that shed light on the growing battle for fishing rights and mining wealth in southwest Alaska.
July 24, 2012