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12th Anniversary of the bombing of the USS Cole (DDG-67)

On 12 October 2000 was attacked by a suicide bomber while it was harbored and being refueled in the Yemen port of Aden. Seventeen American sailors were killed, and 39 were injured.   753 more words

United States

9/11: Always Remember

Twelve years ago our citizens were brutally attacked.  Have those terrorists been brought to justice?  One year ago our citizens were brutally attacked.  Have those terrorists been brought to justice?   930 more words

Political Musings

From Five Generations to Four

Just over a week ago, our family shrunk from five generations to four. My grandfather passed away – he was 103 years old. He outlived all his siblings, his wife of 71 years, one of his three daughters, and two sons-in-law. 715 more words


New Scandal Plagues Guantanamo Justice System.

Hundreds of thousands of defense emails were made available to the prosecution in Guantanamo Bay, compromising the credibility of the military’s justice system and halting the legal proceedings against a number of detainees accused of terrorist attacks, the  245 more words

Human Rights News.

2000 USS Cole bombing

The USS Cole bombing was a suicide attack against the United States Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG-67) on 12 October 2000, while it was harbored and being refueled in the Yemen port of Aden. 3,032 more words


Accused Cole bomber seeks to halt Guantanamo trial.

  • Enlarge PhotoAssociated Press/Dimitri Messinis, file – FILE – In this Oct. 15, 2000 file photo, investigators in a speed boat examine the hull of the USS Cole at the Yemeni port of Aden, after a powerful explosion ripped …

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Crime News.

Poland Shedding Light on Secret CIA Prison

14 Aug 2012 On an idyllic lake surrounded by woods and a double row of mesh-and-razor-wire fences about 100 miles north of Warsaw, there stands a secluded villa that the CIA once used to interrogate – and allegedly torture – top al-Qaida suspects. 94 more words