This Raid on Peace Activists Brought to You By Elena Kagan

By: Tuesday September 28, 2010 6:02 am

This article not only describes the hundreds of people who protested FBI raids of peace activists last week, but it provides more detail on what the FBI was looking for. Agents were seeking “evidence relating to activities concerning the material support of terrorism,” the FBI said. Chicago FBI spokesman Ross Rice declined on Monday to [...]

Apparently, Reporting on Right Wing Death Squads Is Now Material Support for Terrorism

By: Friday July 9, 2010 6:02 am

We’ve discussed the recent SCOTUS decision that ruled the government can charge people engaging in First Amendment activities with material support for terrorism. Even groups trying to teach terrorist organizations to engage peacefully might be judged to be materially supporting terrorists. And while I don’t think that’s precisely what is going on here, the logical [...]

Viktor Bout Arrested

By: Thursday March 6, 2008 7:36 am

I guess the US no longer as needs of Viktor Bout’s services in the Middle East: the Thais arrested the arms dealer today on charges related to Columbia’s FARC.

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