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Michael A. Fletcher THE WASHINGTON POST President Bush asserted yesterday that Hezbollah was defeated in its month-long conflict with Israel, casting the fighting that killed hundreds of Lebanese and Israeli civilians as part of a wider struggle "between freedom and terrorism."...
RICK LYMAN The New York Times The number of immigrants living in American households rose 16 percent over the last five years, fueled largely by recent arrivals from Mexico, according to fresh data released by the Census Bureau. And increasingly, immigrants are bypassing the...
CARL HULSE The New York Times After being outmaneuvered in the politics of national security in the last two elections, Democrats say they are determined not to cede the issue this year and are working to cast President Bush as having diminished the nation’s safety. “They are...
Jill Carroll is one of the only Americans to gain intimate exposure to the Iraqi insurgency and live to talk about the experience. While captive for 82 days in Iraq, Carroll tried to stay alive by appearing sympathetic to her captors, telling them that as a reporter she would...
SCOTT SHANE The New York Times Intelligence and counterterrorism officials said yesterday that the scale and sophistication of the scheme to blow up jetliners over the Atlantic could mean that Al Qaeda, whose central command has been severely damaged since 2001, was again able...
By Karen DeYoung Washington Post Staff Writer Strong indications of an al-Qaeda link to the alleged airliner-bombing plot uncovered in London yesterday suggest that the terrorist network has survived and adapted despite heavy blows to its leadership and organizational structure...
By Craig Whitlock and Dafna Linzer Washington Post Foreign Service It all began with a tip: In the aftermath of the July 7, 2005, suicide bombings on London's transit system, British authorities received a call from a worried member of the Muslim community, reporting general...
By BRENDAN M. CASE and JEFF KEARNS / The Dallas Morning News Airline passengers face stepped-up security in light of an alleged terror plot to blow up airplanes over the Atlantic, and some international flights could face delays or disruptions. Revelation of the alleged plot to...
Big increases in immigration since 1990 have not hurt employment prospects for American workers, says a study released Thursday. The report comes as Congress and much of the nation are debating immigration policy, a big issue in this fall's midterm congressional elections. The...