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  • FBI concealed terror suspect from 9/11 Commission

    The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has obtained internal FBI documents showing a rift between the bureau and the 9/11 Commission over al Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki, who was later killed by a U.S. drone strike in Yemen.

  • Pentagon: We didn't make it up

    The Pentagon pushed back Tuesday against accusations that the Obama administration exaggerated or fabricated the threat from the Khorasan group to justify airstrikes in Syria, saying the al Qaeda offshoot still poses a danger to U.S. interests.

  • ISIS vote to interrupt campaign season?

    Republicans would be willing to return to Congress and debate a broad measure authorizing the president to take military action in the Middle East, a GOP lawmaker said Tuesday.

  • Deal to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan

    The Bilateral Security Agreement allows for 9,800 U.S. soldiers to remain in Afghanistan past the end of the year to help train, equip and advise Afghan military and police forces.

  • How far can Obama pass the buck?

    Someone had his eye off the ball. It was probably not some "they," but rather the guy with the pen and the phone.

  • Islamic State closes in on Kurdish area of Syria

    ANTAKYA, Turkey (AP) — Militants of the Islamic State group were closing in Monday on a Kurdish area of Syria on the border with Turkey — an advance unhindered so far by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes, including one that struck a grain silo, killing two civilians, according to activists. Islamic...

  • Here's Benjamin Netanyahu's complete speech to the U.N.: 'Militant Islamists believe in a master faith'

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday pushed back against critics of Israel's war on Hamas, telling the U.N. General Assembly that his country is merely acting in self-defense.

  • Trial opens for Belgian terror suspects

    ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — A radical Muslim organization in Belgium was a terror group that brainwashed youngsters and sent them to fight in Syria, proseutors said Monday as a trial started for dozens of its alleged leaders and members. Only eight of the 46 suspected members of the Sharia4Belgium...

  • Cost of war against Islamic State nears $1 billion

    A study estimates that between $780 million and $930 million has been spent since June on the campaign.

  • Oklahoma City beheading case leaves national security experts wondering

    Tony Blinken, deputy national security adviser to the president, said the FBI is investigating whether the suspect, Alton Nolen, is a so-called "lone wolf" terrorist or a disgruntled worker who went on a rampage, killing and beheading one co-worker and seriously wounding another.

  • Surveillance vs. privacy stokes transatlantic tensions in fight against terror groups

    "The question is, was everything necessary that the American side allegedly did," asked Tim Ostermann of Gemany's Christian Democratic Union. "We have not received an answer to this question."

  • Oklahoma beheading suspect's Facebook posts hint at terror roots

    Photos of Osama bin Laden and anti-American rants on Facebook by the suspect are raising fears the brutal murder of a co-worker in Oklahoma is an act of terror and not workplace violence.

  • Libya pleads for help in battling terror groups

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Libya is pleading with the international community to help it stand up to Islamist-allied militias that have taken control of government buildings, saying the U.N. must impose sanctions or risk a terrorist expansion throughout North Africa. Ageila Saleh Eissa, president of...

  • Justice Department expected to ban profiling by federal law enforcement

    Counter-terror investigators would be barred from undercover operations in mosques or other religious institutions unless there is reason to believe criminal activity is going on there, under a new policy expected within weeks.

  • Britain joins fight against Islamic State group

    LONDON (AP) — Britain, Belgium and Denmark on Friday joined the U.S.-led coalition of nations that are launching airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Iraq, committing warplanes to the struggle against the extremists. The European lawmakers flatly described the moves as critical to security...



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