Matthew Alexander led the interrogation team that tracked down al-Qaida leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in 2006.
Alexander, a critic of the harsh techniques employed by the military during the administration of George W. Bush, says he used strategic, noncoercive methods of interrogation to find al-Zarqawi, which he wrote about in his book How to Break a Terrorist.
In a press release, Verizon Wireless announced this morning that it was halting the pre-orders of iPhones for existing customers, 17 hours after it went on sale. Dan Mead, president and CEO of the company added:
"In just our first two hours, we had already sold more phones than any first day launch in our history. And, when you consider these initial orders were placed between the hours of 3 a.m. and 5 a.m., it is an incredible success story."
We know there's going to be a whole lot more litigating before the ultimate fate of the federal health overhaul law is decided. And we promise not to deluge you with every single twist.
Still, we thought you'd want to know that a federal judge in Mississippi dismissed a challenge to the law Thursday, only days after another federal judge ruled the law was unconstitutional because of its insurance mandate.