If you rely on headlines and partisan politicians for news, you'd be forgiven for believing that the just-concluded civilian trial of former Guantanamo detainee, Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, was, as Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) described, "a total miscarriage of justice." It wasn't - certainly not in the way King and others may mean...
President Barack Obama may have upset many Brits when he entered the White House by unceremoniously kicking Winston Churchills bust out of the Oval Office, but a real test of how he views the "special relationship" may come in the near future. That test is whether hed support Britain in a war against Argentina over the Falkland Islands...
A retired assistant chief constable who was once in charge of policing Drumcree has been praised for his role as part of a team of international security experts whose ground-breaking report will provide direction for countries seeking to gain the upper-hand in the fight against terrorism. Former RUC and PSNI ACC Stephen White, who now works for QIASS (Qatar International Academy for Security Studies], was a member of its project team which presented a key report Extremist Violence Risk Reduction for the 79th Interpol general assembly...
Terrorism is always one bad day away from being the most important issue in America. With election-eve cargo plane bombing plots disrupted by information from a repentant al Qaeda member who was also an ex-Guantanamo detainee, a timely new counter-terrorism report analyzes the most effective means for achieving the "reverse radicalization" of terrorists in prison. Among the countries whose efforts it examined was Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, where President Obama landed Tuesday morning on his Asian tour...
A rare glimpse into the lives of detainees held in Singapore for terror activities was unveiled yesterday in an international report presented at an Interpol meeting. Held in individual cells at Whitley Road Detention Centre, these extremists are isolated from one another and follow a daily routine that includes two to four hours of psychological assessments, critical reflection, studying or religious counselling...