Obama’s Errors on Arizona Law Exposed

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The Obama Administration’s legal challenge to Arizona’s S.B. 1070 immigration-related enforcement law is misguided and runs counter to the rule of law. That’s what panelists at a recent Heritage Foundation symposium concluded.

Experts addressed the grounds on which the federal lawsuits against this state have proceeded. The think tank’s event featured a keynote address by Cochise County Sheriff Larry Dever, who has been outspoken in defense of Arizona’s law.  Other participants included Kris Kobach, a University of Missouri-Kansas City law professor, former Justice Department official and central figure in drafting Arizona’s S.B. 1070.

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Obama accused of exaggerating terror threat for political gain


A US terror alert issued this week about al-Qaida plots to attack targets in western Europe was politically motivated and not based on credible new information, senior Pakistani diplomats and European intelligence officials have told the Guardian.

The non-specific US warning, which despite its vagueness led Britain, France and other countries to raise their overseas terror alert levels, was an attempt to justify a recent escalation in US drone and helicopter attacks inside Pakistan that have “set the country on fire”, said Wajid Shamsul Hasan, the high commissioner to Britain.

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