Topic: U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
As a senator, Inouye became one of the most influential politicians in the country, playing key roles in congressional investigations of the Watergate and Iran-Contra scandals.
Daniel Inouye, the president pro tempore of the Senate, the longest-serving senator, and a World War II hero, died Monday after a brief hospitalization. Inouye was a senator for Hawaii since 1963.
The fumbled recountings of the attack on the bin Laden compound undermine the operation itself and the credibility of the US government, analysts say. It also helped to fuel conspiracy theories.
05/06/2011 02:25 pm
Geronimo: The elusive, defiant, and powerful Apache leader was the No. 1 target of the US military in the 1800s. That doesn't mean Geronimo's name should have been given to the operation to kill Osama bin Laden.
05/04/2011 01:23 pm
Geronimo code name debate: American Indians say it was inappropriate for the US military to assign Osama bin Laden the code name Geronimo - a real-life Apache leader who fought the US and Mexico for many years.
05/04/2011 02:42 am