Six claims on detainee torture, skewered
A scathing report on the treatment of detainees by the US refutes key claims defending the use of torture.
The challenge of 9/11
| 14 September 2011 | FEATURES |
The West needs to re-moralise itself, or it will continue down a path of cultural weakness and decline.
9/11 and the successful war
| 07 September 2011 | FEATURES |
The US has made some serious errors since 9/11, as happens in every way. But there have been no more successful attacks on American soil and that is what counts.
9/11 is different this year, and not
| 11 September 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |
Each September 11th since 2001 has had its own climate in which we remember the horror of that day, and we all deal with it in our own way, publicly or privately. But on this anniversary, we’re caught in a confluence of events that expose our collective raw nerves.
9/11 and the nine-year war
| 09 September 2010 | FEATURES |
Is counter-terrorism too narrow a focus for American foreign policy?
Stalled religious site in NYC
| 18 August 2010 | SHEILA REPORTS |
Why is the proposed mosque getting so much attention and go-ahead prompts by the city when other religious groups have been waiting patiently for permission to go forward? Not to build, but to rebuild.
Deciphering the Mohammed Trial
| 18 November 2009 | FEATURES |
Trying the mastermind behind 9/11 in a federal court in Manhattan raises thorny questions in international law.