Monthly Archives: March 2010

Continuity we have to believe in (part II)

Jason Ralph It’s pretty much obvious from my two weeks spent talking and listening to people in DC that the continuities between the Obama and Bush administrations outweigh the changes.  This is the second post setting out some initial, general … Continue reading

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Continuity we have to believe in (part I)

Jason Ralph It’s pretty much obvious from my two weeks spent talking and listening to people in DC that the continuities between the Obama and Bush administrations outweigh the changes.  This is the first post setting out some initial, general and … Continue reading

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Combatants or Criminals?

The New York Times reported yesterday that 5 American citizens from the Washington DC area have been charged by a Pakistan court with “plotting attacks in Afghanistan, raising money to commit terrorism and planning attacks against Pakistani allies and targets within … Continue reading

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Abdulmuttalab follow up

A quick follow up on the post about the Farouk Abdulmuttalab and the Christmas Day bomb plot.  This clip from BBC2’s Newsnight is an excellent summary of the political fallout from the decision to “Mirandize” the suspect and an indication … Continue reading

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