More Terrorism Articles

  • France in new tack to fight roots of terrorism

    PARIS (AP) — To stop the stream of French youths pursuing jihad in Syria, France is preparing to try to tackle terrorism before it starts, by involving schools, parents and local Muslim leaders, The Associated Press has learned. This is part of a still-confidential plan prompted by fears that...

  • Kenya police: Bomb explodes on man assembling it

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A man died after an explosive device he was assembling blew up in a residential area in the capital, Kenyan police officials said Sunday. The explosion happened a day after the Australian government advised its citizens against travelling to Nairobi and the coastal town...

  • Obama not concerned enough about nuclear terrorism

    In the Netherlands this week, President Obama confessed a fear: "I continue to be much more concerned, when it comes to our security, with the prospect of a nuclear weapon going off in Manhattan."

  • Report reveals little new info on Boston bombing

    A new congressional report on the federal investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings includes few previously unknown details of the case.

  • Report reveals little new info on Boston bombing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A new congressional report on the federal investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings includes few previously unknown details of the case. The report, released Wednesday, speculates without any evidence that bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev (TAM'-ehr-luhn...

  • FBI needs two weeks to add person to terrorist watch list, IG says

    More than two weeks sometimes pass before a newly identified terrorism suspect is added to the Federal Bureau of Investigation watchlist, the agency's watchdog has found.

  • Osama bin Laden's son-in-law and al Qaeda spokesman convicted at NYC terror trial

    Osama bin Laden's son-in-law who served as al Qaeda spokesman after 9/11 convicted at NYC terror trial.

  • 35 countries pledge to boost nuclear security

    Thirty-five countries pledged Tuesday to turn international guidelines on nuclear security into national laws, a move aimed at preventing terrorists from getting their hands on nuclear material.

  • Terror report release may fuel Congress' CIA spat

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate panel's vote this week could strain the already rancorous relationship between lawmakers and the CIA, and pressure President Barack Obama to step into the fray. The Senate Intelligence Committee will weigh calling for the release of key sections of a voluminous...

  • Examiner Editorial: Russia, China navies grow as U.S. swabbies tally traffic tickets

    It was just a few weeks ago that Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu announced, according to The Guardian, that his country “planned to increase its military projection abroad, including in Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua.” The next day, Russia's Viktor Leonov docked in Havana. The Guardian...

  • Liberia talk show host charged with terrorism

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The lawyer for a Liberian radio talk show host says his client has been arrested and charged with terrorism after challenging the president's son to a fight on the air. Sayma Syrenius Cephus said Sunday that Henry Costa, host of The Costa Show on Hott FM, would appear...

  • Why the U.S. must spend more on defense

    As threats and challenges to America metastasize internationally, the imperative for a dramatically new defense strategy grows ever clearer. Unfortunately, President Obama's remaining three years in office will not meet that objective, as his just-released FY 2015 defense budget reveals. After...

  • Navy database tracks civilians' parking tickets, fender-benders, raising fears of domestic spying

    A parking ticket, traffic citation or involvement in a minor fender-bender are enough to get a person's name and other personal information logged into a massive, obscure federal database run by the U.S. military.

  • Guantanamo prisoner asks to go home to Yemen

    ARLINGTON, Virginia (AP) — A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who denies U.S. allegations that he's a former member of al-Qaida says he wants to go home to Yemen and live a peaceful life after 12 years at the military prison in Cuba. Speaking through a military representative, Ali Ahmad al-Razihi told...

  • Syria terror suspect seized in Detroit renews homegrown terror fears

    A Lebanese-American man nabbed in Detroit on charges that he was on his way to fight for Hezbollah and Syria is raising new concerns about trained jihadists hiding in the United States and the possibility they will turn their fire on America, according to officials and Hill leaders.

From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...