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Providence lawyer plays pioneering role in suing terrorists

National Security
The use of Predator drones and covert Special Forces teams is bound to be satisfying for many victims of terrorism.
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 21, 2009

How much have we learned since 9-11?

When Israel launched recent attacks against Palestinian foes, killing hundreds, president-elect Obama and others repeated the familiar mantra of pro-Israel support, decrying Hamas and citing Israel's right to self-defense, ignoring how dead children, on both sides, know no politics.
By MARY ANN SORRENTINO  |  January 14, 2009

Clicking is caring

Facebook becomes an Israeli-Palestinian 'battleground'
The war in Israel and Gaza has quickly expanded to Facebook, where backers of both camps are using many of the social networking site's features to voice their opinions in graphic and sometimes absurd ways.
By PETER PIATETSKY  |  January 12, 2009

The spectacle of terror

Why the attacks in Mumbai constitute a terrible threat
Images are weapons as real as bullets and bombs.
By EDITORIAL  |  December 05, 2008

The PTech connection?

Between late 2002 and early 2003, the now defunct Fleet Bank in Boston attracted the attention of federal anti-terrorist investigators.
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  November 24, 2008

Israeli upstarts

Punk takes hold in the Holy Land
The sound of angry Israeli youth mocking the extreme right is growing in volume, so much so that it’s now reaching the US.
By STEVEN LEE BEEBER  |  March 17, 2008

Casting ballots

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival on the campaign trail
Some believe democracy can save the world. Others wonder whether it can even work in America.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  January 08, 2008

Soundboy Punishments

Skull Disco
Although dubstep has been hyped by critics, the genre has yet to gain much of a popular foothold outside its UK club strongholds.
By SUSANNA BOLLE  |  December 10, 2007

State House steel cage match

Carcieri and the legislature square off during a time of meager revenue
Governor Carcieri certainly revealed his flair for the dramatic when he unleashed his proposal last week to ax 1000 state employees.
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  June 13, 2007

Four years later

Bush's bullshit
In the aftermath of a surprise attack by Egypt and Syria that overwhelmed Israeli forces in 1973, a special commission was convened to determine what went wrong.
By EDITORIAL  |  May 02, 2007

Taking sides

Letters to the Boston editor: August 11, 2006
I want to congratulate you on your brave and wise editorial called, fittingly, “ The Brutal Truth .”
By EDITORIAL  |  August 09, 2006

The face of war

Hezbollah’s agenda is single-minded: destroy any hope for peace
Meet Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah, chief of Hezbollah and — as such — the culprit most responsible for triggering the latest war in the Middle East.
By EDITORIAL  |  August 07, 2006

The brutal truth

Hezbollah and Hamas, Iran and Syria — not Israel — are to blame for the unexpected war in the Middle East
The carnage is due to the aggression — the terror — of Hamas and Hezbollah, groups that at best are dedicated to the destruction of Israel and at worst want to kill as many Jews in the Middle East as they can.
By EDITORIAL  |  July 28, 2006

College students be damned

Plus, Islamic democracy?
Neither public nor private institutions are doing enough to contain costs.
By EDITORIAL  |  March 22, 2006

The Arab street

Merzak Allouache’s other world at the HFA  
Watching the news lately, you can’t help thinking that nobody has an idea what’s going on in the Arab and Islamic world.
By PETER KEOUGH  |  February 23, 2006

Fantasy World

The Phoenix editorial
The conclusion is inescapable: the position of the United States in the Middle East is far worse today than it was even two or three weeks ago.
By EDITORIAL  |  February 02, 2006

What democracy wrought

Hamas’s “surprise” victory offers sobering lessons about grounding US foreign policy in democratic elections
It was an eerie and unsettling reprise of George W. Bush’s embarrassing post–Hurricane Katrina interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer when he infamously declared, “I don’t think anybody anticipated the breach of the levees.”
By MARK JURKOWITZ  |  February 02, 2006

Rice seeks Gaza border deal

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday an agreement over Gaza border crossings was "in sight" and extended her Middle East trip to try to broker a deal between Israel and the Palestinians.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Monday an agreement over Gaza border crossings was "in sight" and extended her Middle East trip to try to broker a deal between Israel and the Palestinians.
By Bill Thompson  |  December 18, 2005

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