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Dalai Lama to Receive US Congressional Gold Medal

“It is our enemies who provide us with the challenge we need to develop the qualities of tolerence, patience and compassion.” — The Dalai Lama The House passed a bill to award the Dalai Lama, with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest U.S. civilian honor. The Senate passed the same bill in May. Congressional Gold […]

Kerry on Bush’s “Urban Myth” On Failure to Capture Osama bin Laden

At his Rose Garden press conference today, Bush spoke of the “urban myth here in Washington about how this administration hasn’t stayed focused on Osama bin Laden,” in response to a question from a reporter: Q: Well, recently you’ve also described bin Laden as a sort of modern day Hitler or Mussolini. And I’m wondering […]

Fighting Terror with Terror

“Time is running out,” Bush said in a Rose Garden news conference today. That’s why he’s pushing the Congress to approve his “legislation to spell out strategies for interrogating and trying terror suspects.” But, his tactics continually play like someone fighting terror with terror. “The enemy wants to attack us again.” Run, hide, find cover… […]