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taught by Howard Besser

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  • Splits open in UK-US alliance, Guardian (UK), November 9, 2001 (reprinted on indymedia.com)
  • Lebanon Won't Freeze Hezbollah Assets; Group is a Resistance Movement, Not a Terrorist Organization, Many Arabs Say, Washington Post, November 9, 2001
  • This just in: Words matter, Jon Carroll, San Francisco Chronicle, October 24, 2001
  • Words do matter, part II, Jon Carroll, San Francisco Chronicle, October 25, 2001
  • TECH21: States need to fight on, by Henry Norr, San Francisco Chronicle, November 12, 2001
  • Who Supports the US?
  • Support Deepens for the Taliban, Refugees Report; US Errors Fuel Sympathy, Washington Post, November 8, 2001
  • War Support Ebbs Worldwide; Sept 11 Doesn't Justify Bombing, Many Say, Washington Post, November 7, 2001
  • U.S., Britain Step Up War for Public Opinion, Washington Post, November 1, 2001
  • Media
  • The Rush To Pressure The Press; Is media objectivity suddenly a bad thing?, by Michael Kinsley, Washington Post, November 9, 2001
  • Pakistanis Act Against Taliban Briefings, News Coverage, Washington Post, November 8, 2001
  • Civil Liberties, Privacy
  • U.S. Will Monitor Calls to Lawyers; Rule on Detainees called "Terrifying", Washington Post, November 9, 2001
  • U.S. to Stop Issuing Detention Tallies; Justice Dept. to Share Number in Federal Custody, INS Arrests, Washington Post, November 9, 2001
  • Legal Niceties Aside... Federal Agents Without Subpoenas Asking Firms for Records, Washington Post, November 7, 2001
  • A Deliberate Strategy of Disruption; Massive, Secretive Detention Effort Aimed Mainly at Preventihng More Terror, Washington Post, November 4, 2001
  • No Use in Complaining About Intrusive Security on the Job, Washington Post, November 4, 2001
  • Government Records
  • Amid War, GAO Puts Legal Fight With Cheney on Hold; Agency Head Predicts a Similar Clash with Ridge's Homeland Office, Washington Post, November 9, 2001
  • A Flawed Approach on Records, Washington Post editorial, November 9, 2001
  • A Veto Over Presidential Papers; Order lets sitting or former President block release, Washington Post, November 2, 2001
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