07/27/14 12:15 PM
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A car bomb targeting army posts in southern Yemen killed two soldiers Sunday, officials said, an attack authorities blamed on the country's local al-Qaida branch. Military officials said forces also foiled two other attacks by suspected al-Qaida militants, killing at least...
By Paul Bedard | 07/25/14 04:16 PM
In a stunning reversal, the administration has told some 10 former intelligence officers that they can't review a 6,000-page Senate report on controversial post-9/11 interrogationÂ tactics is released.
By Susan Crabtree | 07/02/14 04:19 PM
Anxiety over the turmoil in Iraq disrupting oil output is easing as Iraqi forces push back against the Sunni extremist insurgency, but long-term fears remain that the instability could cause painful aftershocks -- especially if it scares off multinational oil companies that had begun investing in...
By Gene Healy | 06/30/14 04:10 PM
Now's not the time to re-litigate the Iraq War, we're told -- mostly by people whose bright idea it was in the first place. If we "spend our time debating what happened 11 or 12 years ago," says former vice-president Dick Cheney, we're "missing the boat."
06/30/14 05:03 AM
BAGHDAD (AP) — The al-Qaida breakaway group that has seized much of Syria and Iraq has formally declared the establishment of a new Islamic state, demanding allegiance from Muslims worldwide in a move that could further strain relations with other militant groups. With brutal efficiency, the...
By Jed Babbin | 06/26/14 07:27 AM
The Obama administration’s justification for the killing of American citizen Anwar al-Awlaki in 2011 has always been somewhat murky. Awlaki was killed in Yemen along with another American, Samir Khan (editor of the al Qaeda magazine “Inspire”), when a missile fired from an American drone...
By Kelly Cohen | 06/25/14 01:02 PM
The State Department's Center for Strategic Counterterrorism Communications has hired a contractor to provide it with six staffers to conduct "a digital English-language campaign designed to counter propaganda by al Qaeda and other extremist groups" outside the U.S.
By Hugh Hewitt | 06/22/14 06:43 PM
As al-Qaedastan takes shape, carved from parts of two countries and with ambitions far greater than the parts of Iraq and Syria it already owns, many Americans are wondering how President Obama and his pair of foreign policy gurus Hillary Clinton and John Kerry could have allowed this to happen....
By Susan Crabtree | 06/15/14 11:35 AM
Republicans expressed increasing frustration with President Obama for failing to move decisively to stop a Sunni-aligned terrorist group that has gained control of key cities in Iraq and is clashing with the Shiite controlled government for control of Baghdad. Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, who...
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