weapons of mass destruction

Colin Powell on Meet the Press

Colin Powell on Meet the Press

The image of Colin Powell that I have had seared in my mind for the past several years is that of him at the UN, his voice and body exuding apprehension. He was not confident about his recommendation to go to war with Iraq in 2002, and in his decision, I lost confidence in him.…

Bloomberg: New York Short-Changed on Terrorism Prevention Funds

Bloomberg: New York Short-Changed on Terrorism Prevention Funds

NEW YORK, New York – “The federal government needs to do more to help us protect our city,” New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg told the first public hearing of the nine-member Congressional Commission on the Prevention of Weapons of Mass Destruction Proliferation and Terrorism Wednesday in New York. “I’m glad to see that Congress has…

9/11 Commission Heads: U.S. 'Dangerously Vulnerable' to Terrorist Attack

9/11 Commission Heads: U.S. 'Dangerously Vulnerable' to Terrorist Attack

WASHINGTON, DC, September 9, 2008 (ENS) – Today, almost seven years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the threat of a new, major terrorist attack on the United States is “still very real,” and the country is “still dangerously vulnerable,” according to a new bi-partisan, independent report that released today. Authored by former…