By Joel Gehrke | 12/10/13 03:09 PM
Iran can have a "peaceful" nuclear program, Secretary of State John Kerry said today as he argued against Congress imposing more sanctions on the rogue regime. "It has to be a peaceful program," Kerry told the House Foreign Affairs Committee. "It isn't hard to know if a program is peaceful if...
By Mark Flatten | 12/09/13 07:46 PM
Islamic advocacy groups with hidden agendas and historic ties to radical organizations are dictating how the FBI and other federal agencies combat terrorism, a watchdog group alleges in a new report. The recent purge of counter-terror training documents to remove references that might offend...
By Ashe Schow | 12/08/13 01:16 PM
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul said Sunday that the threat of terrorism is “spreading like a spider web” and “like a wildfire” in North Africa and the Middle East. McCaul, R-Texas, speaking with CNN “State of the Union” host Candy Crowley, said President...
By Joel Gehrke | 12/05/13 04:48 PM
A top Senate Democrat has "serious questions" about whether President Obama is violating international law by carrying out some especially controversial drone strikes. "The alleged use of signature strikes, they raise a very serious question of whether [the drone strikes] comply with the...
By Associated Press | 12/05/13 09:09 AM
ALGIERS, Algeria — Algerian army helicopters killed a top al Qaeda leader and four associates as they sped through the southern Algerian desert, a local official said Thursday.
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The suspects include military and paramilitary personnel accused of aiding the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram that the United States last month declared a terrorist organization.
By James Jay Carafano | 12/01/13 03:56 PM
Jalaluddin Haqqani left a horrible legacy before he gave up active leadership of the Pakistan-based network of Islamist extremists he founded. Haqqani believed Muslims across the world had a duty to “offer themselves” to the cause of fighting the Russians in Afghanistan. And many answered...
By Charles Hoskinson | 12/01/13 12:33 PM
A moment of bipartisan candor about the terrorist threat to the United States took CNN's Candy Crowley by surprise today. On her "State of the Union" program, Crowley asked Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike...
By Michael Barone | 11/27/13 01:31 PM
Not many foreign policy experts would argue with the proposition that the country with which the United States has the most problematic relationship is Pakistan. Most Americans, when they have thought about it, have taken a similar view since Osama bin Laden was killed in a raid by Navy SEAL...
By Charles Hoskinson | 11/26/13 05:12 PM
The interim deal announced Nov. 23 by Tehran and representatives of the United States, European nations, Russia and China would suspend Iran's nuclear program and put it under increased international scrutiny for six months in exchange for limited sanctions relief.
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