Terrorism

Pop Star M.I.A.'s Suicide Bomber Song: Sounds Like 'I Really Love Allah'

'Lovalot' about how singer 'commiserates' with wife of slain Islamic terrorist.

Dubious 'Free Speech' Arguments Color Coverage of Supreme Court's Decision on Banning Terrorist Aid

Was free speech really harmed by a recent Supreme Court decision? A lead story and lead editorial make the case: "In a case pitting free speech against national security, the Supreme Court on ...

Helen Thomas: Israeli Jews Should 'Go Home' to Germany; Long List of Liberal Eruptions

Longtime White House correspondent Helen Thomas was captured on video telling an interviewer that Israeli Jews should "get the hell out of Palestine" and "go home" to Germany and Poland. Thomas ...

CBS Highlights UN Criticism of U.S. Drone Attacks; Suggests Tactic Fuels Terrorism

On Wednesday's CBS Evening News, Pentagon correspondent David Martin reported on the United Nations criticizing U.S. drone attacks against terrorists: "Philip Alston is author of a new U.N. report ...

Times Botches Rachel Corrie Incident

The Times leaves a lot out of its potted history of Rachel Corrie, a pro-Palestinian activist for a group that supported "armed struggle" against Israel whose death was a flashpoint in the ...

Sympathy for Lori Berenson, Baker, Music Teacher, Unrepentant Terrorist Helper

From reporter Simon Romero, sympathy for recently paroled Lori Berenson, ace baker, music teacher, and unrepentant terrorist helper: "Television crews descended on her neighbors-to-be in Lima, ...

Savage Defends Lefty Guantanamo Lawyers as Patriotic 'Civil Libertarians'

Legal reporter Charlie Savage: "The legislation is the latest attack on lawyers representing detainees. Although such lawyers have tended to espouse civil libertarian views, some conservative ...

CBS's Bob Orr Despairs Shahzad 'Lived a Spartan and Seemingly Lonely Existence'

CBS's Bob Orr highlighted video of Shahzad's apartment, empathetically describing how Shahzad "lived a spartan and seemingly lonely existence" as evidenced by "a weight bench that passed for ...

Shahzad's Motive 'Unclear' to CBS, Cites Money Pressure Since He 'Hasn't Realized Any American Dream'

Botched bomber Faisal Shahzad's failure to achieve the "American dream" may have been an important motive for his terrorist act, CBS's Bob Orr contended Wednesday night in a story in which he ...

ABC Sees Optimistic Terrorist: Wife Enjoys American Sit-Coms While He Dots 'i' with a Heart

Before "a disturbing change" of character in early 2009, Faisal Shahzad, ABC's Chris Cuomo asserted Tuesday night, "seemed to be living the American dream" with a wife who "says she loves ...
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