Some of Today's News Articles
- Intelligence Powers Set for New Agency
"The Department of Homeland Security proposed by President Bush would take over significant duties in the war on terrorism, including alerts to the public and police currently handled by the Justice Department and the FBI, administration officials said yesterday."
"The details of the administration's new homeland security plan make clear that the proposed department would exercise more power over intelligence matters than officials had indicated Thursday, when Bush announced one of the most far-reaching government reorganizations of the last half century." http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A14906-2002Jun7?language=printer
Feds sued over anthrax documents
Legal group wonders why White House took Cipro before attacks
Russia, China, and Four Asian Nations Establish Military Alliance "to Fight Terrorism"
The leaders of Russia, China and four Central Asian nations anointed their security group as a full-fledged international organization and moved to strengthen cooperation against terrorism at their regional summit Friday.
NSA "Missed" a Big Warning
The National Security Agency intercepted and secretly recorded at least one conversation in Arabic before the Sept. 11 attacks in which the participants spoke about something big that was going to happen on that day
World Anthem at Graduation Disgusts Parents
Poudre High School's decision to play the World anthem for its graduation ceremony sparked an angry reaction from a parent who wanted to hear the national anthem
Thought Crime Bill's Effect on Terrorism War Eyed
"If 'hate crime' is interpreted to include picking people out allegedly because of their race and taking some kind of discriminatory action against them, then clearly we've got a problem," said Sen. Jon Kyl, Arizona Republican
First Strike or Asteroid Impact? The Urgent Need to Know the Difference
Military strategists and space scientists that wonder and worry about a run-in between Earth and a comet or asteroid have additional worries in these trying times. With world tensions being the way they are, even a small incoming space rock, detonating over any number of political hot-spots, could trigger a country's nuclear response convinced it was attacked by an enemy
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