More Terrorism Articles

  • British fighter appears to have role in beheading

    LONDON (AP) — The black-clad Islamic militant fighter filmed in the beheading of American journalist James Foley appears to be British, the U.K. foreign minister said Wednesday — a development that underscores the insurgents' increasingly sophisticated use of Western fighters to mobilize...

  • US officials: Video shows American's beheading

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants threatened to kill another captive they also identified as...

  • AP sources: Video appears to show execution of US journalist James Foley by Islamic group

    WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: Video appears to show execution of US journalist James Foley by Islamic group.

  • 'Canadian Idol' contestant acquitted on terrorism

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A former "Canadian Idol" contestant was acquitted on Tuesday of conspiring to facilitate terrorism, with the judge finding insufficient evidence that he intended to join a plot. Khurram Syed Sher, an Ontario doctor whose 2010 arrest got international attention because of...

  • US changing no-fly list rules

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel. The decision comes after a federal judge's ruling that there was no meaningful way to challenge the designation, a...

  • Tulsi Gabbard, meet President Obama

    When it comes to ignoring what has quickly morphed into the worst Islamist extremist threat so far, the rot in the White House goes all the way to the top.

  • U.S. blacklists Gaza-based extremist group

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has placed a Gaza-based extremist group on several terrorism blacklists, freezing any assets it may have in U.S. jurisdictions and barring Americans from transactions with it. The departments of State and Treasury announced Tuesday they had designated...

  • State Department labels Islamic State spokesman a 'terrorist'

    The move comes after the U.N. Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday aimed at preventing the financing of both the Islamic State and the al-Nusra Front.

  • UN approves measure to combat al-Qaida fighters

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Responding to the growing terrorist threat in Iraq and Syria, the U.N. Security Council imposed sanctions Friday on six men for recruiting or financing foreign fighters and threatened additional sanctions against those supporting terrorist groups. The U.N.'s most powerful...

  • Car bomb kills at least 22 in southern Syria

    BEIRUT (AP) — A car bomb exploded outside a mosque in an opposition-held town in southern Syria on Friday, killing at least 22 people, activists said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the blast took place around the time of Friday prayers in the town of Namar in Daraa...

  • Do half of the American people really fear terrorists could shoot down a commercial jet in the U.S.?

    What does it mean when nearly half of the American people fear that terrorists could shoot down a commercial airliner in the U.S. as Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was blown out of the sky over Ukraine?

  • Al-Qaida urges abducted man's family to press US

    CAIRO (AP) — Al-Qaida urged the family of an American aid worker it abducted in Pakistan three years ago to demand that the U.S. government negotiate a prisoner exchange for his release. Warren Weinstein was abducted in August 2011, four days before his seven-year stint as a business...

  • Obama: The Iraq 'bug out' was not my idea

    After our ill-advised complete withdrawal from Iraq in 2011, President Obama now sends hundreds of "advisors" and orders airstrikes.

  • US victims' lawyer: Arab Bank financed terrorists

    NEW YORK (AP) — A large Jordan-based bank funneled tens of millions of dollars to the families of suicide bombers and terrorist operatives with ties to Hamas during a deadly Palestinian uprising from 2001 to 2004, lawyers for American terror victims said Thursday at a federal trial in Brooklyn....

  • Islamic State's murderous excess is the road to its demise

    The astonishing success of Islamic State's military and media offensive is also the key to its downfall.



From the Weekly Standard

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    All of a sudden, people have noticed that we are in trouble, and many are saying it isn’t the president’s fault. All the bad news, from Iraq to Ukraine, from Libya and Syria to the Mexican border,...

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    After nearly four years of procedural delay, the trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling is set to open shortly. Sterling was indicted at the end of 2010 for leaking information about a...

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