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June 2009

A Conduit Between Bush 41 and Obama

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By Kenneth T. Walsh, Washington Whispers

He's buddy-buddy with Defense Secretary Robert Gates and is described as "very close" to National Security Adviser James Jones, so it's not surprising that Bush 41's national security adviser, Brent Scowcroft, is emerging as a key conduit between the ...

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Waterboarding Brings Doubts About Daniel Pearl's Killer

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By Nikki Schwab, Washington Whispers

Enhanced interrogation methods become much more of a gray issue when you're personally involved. Just ask John Bussey, who was serving as Daniel Pearl's editor at the Wall Street Journal when the reporter went missing in 2002. Bussey and two other colleagues were ...

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Mohammed, Khalid Shaikh
Wall Street Journal
national security terrorism and the military