It is 7pm on a Friday and more than 200 people are queuing for a chance to buy an iPad at 30 per cent off. Those who succeed immediately rip open the box to admire the results of their hard work. After all, they have been here as early as 6am and endured teeth-gritting suspense to be among the first 150 buyers to get the iPad deal.
SINGAPORE'S use of the Internal Security Act (ISA) has been on a much smaller scale than that across the Causeway, analysts said on Friday. And while the law that allows preventive detention has also drawn opposition here and calls for repeal over the years, these have been fewer in number and less widespread than in Malaysia, they added. They pinned this down to the different approaches both countries took in applying the ISA...
What does one ask an interrogator who has questioned dozens of members of Al Qaeda? And how does he ask questions himself? Ali Soufan, who was the subject of a Frontline documentary that aired last night...
Former FBI agent Ali Soufan speaks with the Toronto Star's National Security Reporter Michelle Shephard about terrorism, waterboarding and why the CIA censored his newly-released book, The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al Qaeda...
Lundborg: I was surprised how much detail you had gathered early on about al-Qaeda, an organization generally regarded as opaque and difficult to penetrate...