News and Analysis (10/12/07)

The Vatican’s head of interfaith dialogue and the head of the Anglican Church respond positively to the consensus letter from 138 top Muslim scholars of different schools of thought:

The CIA’s inspector general, a vocal inside critic of the agency’s “detention and interrogation” programs, receives support from members of Congress after agency director Mike Hayden opens an investigation on him:

After being allegedly tortured and detained for years without charge, Guantanamo detainee finally gets charged with a crime within the flawed parallel military commission system:

DHS uses exception clause within an information sharing agreement with the European Union to collect data on union leaders traveling by air from Europe to the US:

Bhutto’s return to Pakistan is uncertain as the nation’s Supreme Court weighs in on whether or not the corruption amnesty deal is legal:


Alejandro Beutel is program assistant for the Minaret of Freedom Institute with expertise in religious freedom, democratization and security issues.

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