By Joel Gehrke | 02/18/14 02:23 PM
President Obama is willing to negotiate with the Taliban for the release of an Army soldier, his spokesman said when asked if the United States still has a policy of not negotiating with terrorists.
02/18/14 02:02 PM
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is losing its war against Islamic extremists, warned the governor of the northeastern state hardest hit by the country's uprising, as the death toll from the latest attack by militants rose to more than 150, a U.N. agency said Tuesday. "Given the present state of...
02/18/14 06:16 AM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Military officials say an explosion has struck a military bus in the Yemeni capital, killing two troops. The officials say another 10 people were wounded in the Tuesday morning blast, which happened as the bus passed through the Hizyaz district south of Sanaa taking...
By Angela Charlton | 02/11/14 08:58 AM
Unlike military drones, which often look like a remote-controlled airplane, the creature floating around Sochi resembles a huge flying spider. Drones are increasingly common at sporting events, and these Olympics is the highest-profile showcase yet for their use in broadcasting.
By Alicia A. Caldwell | 02/10/14 08:00 AM
The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United States or stay here and who gave "limited" support to terrorists or terrorist groups.
By Sean Lengell | 02/09/14 11:40 AM
The head of the House Intelligence Committee praised Russia for its physical security measures and counterterrorism efforts at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games. "The guards, gates and guns portion of this is really unparalleled for an Olympic Games," Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., told ABC's "This...
By Sean Lengell | 02/09/14 10:48 AM
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says there are "specific and credible" threats of terrorism at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and fears a terrorist attack is likely. "I've never seen a greater threat [at an Olympics], certainly in my lifetime," Rep. Michael McCaul,...
02/08/14 11:46 AM
McCaul, who chairs the House Homeland Security Committee, has spoken recently about the possibility of a terrorist attack at the Winter Olympic Games.
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/06/14 07:04 PM
President Obama said that Russia and the U.S. were taking the steps necessary to guard against terrorism at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. “I think the Russians have an enormous stake, obviously, in preventing any kind of terrorist act or violence at these venues,” said Obama in an...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/06/14 06:42 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry said that he would allow his own daughter to attend the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, but urged Americans to remain cautious about possible terrorism. In an interview with NBC News that aired Thursday, Kerry said the U.S. would share any information...
By Michelle Malkin | 02/06/14 04:16 PM
What are you doing for Valentine's Day? Bleeding-heart progressives across the country are raising money for "an evening of music, song and sharing love for recently released people's lawyer Lynne Stewart." Warm fuzzies for one of the world's most notorious terrorist helpers? I can't think of a...
By Joan Lowy | 02/06/14 08:17 AM
The threat was passed onto airlines that have direct flights to Russia, including some that originate in the United States, according to a law enforcement official speaking Wednesday on condition of anonymity.
By Terence Jeffrey | 02/05/14 11:27 AM
Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes announced last June that President Obama had decided to aid the Supreme Military Council of the Syrian rebellion. "The president has made a decision about providing more support to the opposition," said Rhodes. "That will involve providing direct...
By Meghashyam Mali | 02/04/14 06:50 PM
President Obama on Tuesday received a briefing in the Situation Room from top security officials on U.S. efforts to protect athletes and attendees at the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia. “Today the President convened a meeting in the White House Situation Room to receive an update from...
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