More Terrorism Articles

  • Obama authorizes limited airstrikes in Iraq: 'We cannot turn a blind eye'

    The move is one of the boldest military moves of his presidency and a reversal of his current, more supervisory approach to the violent turmoil in the region.

  • U.S. military air-drops relief supplies in Iraq

    The U.S. military air-dropped humanitarian relief supplies Thursday to a Kurdish area in northern Iraq where Islamic militants have trapped an estimated 40,000 religious minorities, a Defense Department official confirmed.

  • Car bombs kill 51 in Baghdad Shiite neighborhoods

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A string of car bombs tore through busy shopping streets in several Baghdad neighborhoods on Wednesday night killing 51 people as the army announced that one of its airstrikes had killed 60 militants in the northern city of Mosul. Baghdad police said the first attack was a pair...

  • Why the Pentagon is keeping a close watch on the U.S.-Africa summit

    As the U.S. seeks broader business ties to Africa, the role of the military on the continent could change.

  • Afghan soldier kills US general, wounds about 15

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An American major general was shot to death Tuesday in one of the bloodiest insider attacks of the long Afghanistan war when a gunman dressed as an Afghan soldier turned on allied troops, wounding about 15 including a German general and two Afghan generals. The Army...

  • US terrorism database doubles in recent years

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. government database of known or suspected terrorists doubled in size in recent years, according to newly released government figures. The growth is the result of intelligence agencies submitting names more often after a near-miss attack in 2009. There were 1.1 million...

  • Lebanese army agrees to 24-hour truce in town

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese army agreed to a 24-hour cease-fire in a border town held by Islamic extremists from Syria Tuesday to allow for negotiations for the release of captive soldiers and evacuate casualties, a senior Lebanese security official said. The agreement appears to be the fruit of...

  • UK: Man arrested on suspicion of bomb hoax

    LONDON (AP) — British police arrested a man Tuesday on suspicion of making a hoax bomb threat aboard a Qatar Airways plane bound for Britain that forced Royal Air Force fighter jets to escort the jet to a safe landing. Qatar Airways Flight 23, carrying 269 passengers and 13 crew on a flight...

  • US judge in Cole bombing case refuses to step down

    FORT MEADE, Maryland (AP) — A newly appointed U.S. military judge refused on Monday to step down from the case of the Guantanamo Bay detainee accused of orchestrating the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen, dismissing defense arguments about possible conflicts stemming from an earlier case....

  • When Hamas succeeds, innocent people die in Israel and Gaza

    Asked by a convert to distill the Torah's essence, Rabbi Hillel -- Judaism's great sage -- taught, "What is hateful unto you, do not do unto your neighbor."

  • As banks crack down, terrorists update their fundraising tactics

    Since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the U.S. and its allies have made great strides to stem the flow of money to terrorist organizations. And their enemies have responded by diversifying their portfolios.

  • Bill Clinton on 9/10/01: 'I could have killed' Osama bin Laden

    Former President Bill Clinton admitted during remarks in Australia on Sept. 10, 2001, that he passed on an opportunity to kill the terrorist leader.

  • An American living in Israel: Numbers don't tell the true story about Israel in Gaza

    As an American in Israel, I am surrounded by the effects of Operation Protective Edge. I live constantly under high alert - prepared to run into a bomb shelter at any moment.

  • Cease the cease-fires

    It is understandable that today many people in many lands just want the fighting between the Israelis and the Palestinians to stop.

  • What Qatar didn't tell Nancy Pelosi about the 'humanitarian organization' Hamas

    Hamas "is a humanitarian organization," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told CNN's Candy Crowley on Sunday in a discussion of how the U.S. should handle the Islamist extremist group's conflict with Israel.

From the Weekly Standard