Homeland Security Still Dodging Questions on Terrorist “Hands Off” List

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sen. Chuck Grassley still has no answers to his questions about the existence of secret “hands off” list that lets some people with terrorist ties enter the U.S. And that’s even after Customs and Border Protection officials briefed his staff. WhoWhatWhy looks at the latest case of national security stonewalling.

Why Does the Government Have a Hands-Off List for Certain Terrorist Supporters?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Sen. Chuck Grassley wants the Department of Homeland Security to explain why certain people with terrorist links are being put on a “hands off” list forbidding extra scrutiny that may otherwise keep them out of the country.

Why Obama Can’t Withhold Military Aid from Egypt

Reading Time: 5 minutes As Cairo burns and the American president tries to say anything but “coup”, the Washington chatterati are agreed that Egypt is just too precious a commodity to give up in the name of human rights. They’re right, but geopolitics has less to do with it than profits.