More Terrorism Articles

  • Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — Attorney James Connell has visited his client inside the secret Guantanamo prison complex known as Camp 7 only once, taken in a van with covered windows on a circuitous trek to disguise the route on the scrub brush-and-cactus covered military base....

  • Boston police chief: Plan for worst-case scenarios

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The police supervisor who oversaw the response to the Boston Marathon bombing last year said one of the keys to preparing for terrorist attacks is conjuring up worst-case scenarios. Daniel Linskey, the Boston Police superintendent-in-chief, spoke on Friday to local...

  • Bail denied for Real IRA man linked to Omagh bomb

    DUBLIN (AP) — An Irish Republican Army convict was refused bail Friday at his arraignment on 29 charges of murder for the 1998 car-bombing of Omagh, the deadliest attack of Northern Ireland's four-decade conflict. Seamus Daly, 43, did not speak during the court hearing in Dungannon, west of...

  • Report: No missed opportunities in Boston attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A review of how the government's intelligence agencies handled information they had before the Boston Marathon bombings last year concluded that it was impossible to know whether anything could have been done differently to prevent the attack. Whether information withheld by...

  • Congress puts fate of Iran's choice for U.N. ambassador in Obama's hands

    The White House isn't saying whether President Obama will sign legislation designed to block a visa for Iran's new ambassador to the United Nations, but spokesman Jay Carney predicted the crisis would have "no impact" on the ongoing nuclear talks. The legislation cleared the House by unanimous...

  • Congress to be briefed on review of Boston bombing

    The Obama administration is briefing Congress on Thursday on a yearlong review of the intelligence community's handling of last year's deadly Boston Marathon attack.

  • Cut off Hezbollah's lifeline to international financing

    For too long Hezbollah has been able to conduct its illegal operations unhindered by the threat of a direct response from the United States. The jihadist group originally established by Iran has expanded its reach and shifted its strategy to operate in virtually every corner of the world...

  • Sen. Lindsey Graham: Congress should consider contempt charge for former CIA deputy chief

    Sen. Lindsey Graham says Congress should consider holding former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell in contempt for repeatedly misleading Congress regarding the 2012 attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya. "Yes, we need to think about that," the South Carolina Republican told a...

  • Car bombs in Baghdad, Iraqi town kill 34 people

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Car bombs hit several mostly Shiite neighborhoods of Baghdad and a town south of the Iraqi capital on Wednesday, killing at least 34 people and wounding dozens, officials said, the latest bout of violence ahead of the country's first parliamentary elections since the 2011 U.S....

  • Chief describes Boston Marathon lessons learned

    WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been almost a year since police in the Boston suburb of Watertown were at the center of the hunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Police found themselves in a late-night shootout with the suspects — one was killed, the other was found wounded almost a day...

  • 5 soldiers killed in attack on army post in Yemen

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Security officials in Yemen say four soldiers and an army officer have been killed in an attack on a military post in northern Yemen. Gunmen launched the attack Friday with bombs, rocket-propelled grenades and machine guns in the el Wadi district near the oil fields in...

  • Ukraine: Yanukovych ordered snipers to shoot

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's interim authorities on Thursday accused fugitive President Viktor Yanukovych of ordering snipers to open fire on protesters and getting help from Russian security agents to battle his own people, but they provided no evidence directly linking him to the bloodbath...

  • Jason Chaffetz rips USAID over 'slush fund' to Afghan government

    A U.S. House member from Utah expressed shock Thursday over what he called "lobbying money" paid to the government of Afghanistan in exchange for laws or programs the U.S. government wants but the Afghan government wouldn't otherwise enact. Last year, the U.S. Agency for International...

  • CIA deputy chief: I mistakenly believed Benghazi terror attack stemmed from protest

    Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell repeatedly told the House Intelligence Committee that he and other intelligence analysts initially believed the assault on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya was a terrorist attack that evolved out of a protest to an anti-Islamic video. The idea...

  • Man who shot at White House sentenced to 25 years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An Idaho man who pleaded guilty to firing an assault rifle at the White House in 2011, striking the executive mansion more than half a dozen times, was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison. Prosecutors initially charged Oscar Ramiro Ortega-Hernandez with attempting to...



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