More Terrorism Articles

  • 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...

  • University says suspicious substance had ricin

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Officials at Georgetown University say a substance in a dorm room has tested positive for ricin. University Chief of Police Jay Gruber said in an email Wednesday that no one has reported any symptoms of ricin exposure since the possibility of ricin was reported Tuesday in...

  • 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.

  • Rep. Stephen Lynch calls for release of Sept. 11 documents

    The Massachusetts Democrat is joining with North Carolina Republican Rep. Walter Jones to call attention to a resolution they filed urging the Obama administration to declassify 28 pages of a joint investigation by the House and Senate intelligence committees.

  • Why is the media so dead set on the terrorism angle for missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370?

    Seriously, it’s getting ridiculous. Despite investigators and experts declaring the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 probably not having anything to do with terrorism, the media can't stop speculating about the possibility. There's been no sign of debris after four days, which...

  • Your nose could save your life

    My dear grandma Cora always grew geraniums -- red geraniums, to be specific. Nearly every time I went to went to visit her she had pots of them flowering outside the front door. I would gently stroke the leaves and breathe in that unmistakable geranium smell. To this day I love the smell of...

  • Left turn by Colombia's president brings his predecessor back into the fray

    A recent sharp swing left by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has surprised most Colombians and worried many. Elected by an overwhelming margin in 2010 as successor to his political mentor, Alvaro Uribe, he won an unprecedented mandate to continue Uribe’s strong fight against decades...

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