Representatives from 57 countries signed a long-negotiated treaty prohibiting governments from holding people in secret detention. The United States declined to endorse the document, saying its text did not meet U.S. expectations.
"I think we have to start thinking about a war on terrorism tax," Lieberman said during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Bush's defense budget. "I mean, people keep saying we're not asking a sacrifice of anybody but
A man sentenced to death in Kuwait for the 1983 bombings of the US and French embassies now sits in Iraq's parliament as a member of Prime Minister Nuri al-Malik's ruling coalition, according to US military intelligence. Jamal Jafaar Mohamme
They aren't my heroes because they perpetrated a terrorist hoax. They're my heroes because they didn't perpetrate a terrorist hoax. And, therefore, they're treating Boston's Very Powerful Men like the buffoons they are.
The artists responsible for the street ad campaign that sent the city of Boston into a terror panic hold a press conference to discuss the history of hair styles. (This is a great Fear Factor lesson about Government and the Media)
A promotional stunt by Turner Broadcasting may have set off a security scare in Boston and put the network under fire, but it also achieved just what such campaigns set out to do: Stir up big buzz for little money.
Several illuminated electronic devices planted at bridges and other spots in Boston threw a scare into the city in what turned out to be a publicity campaign for a late-night cable cartoon. The devices depict a character giving the finger.
Before the federal appeals judges: What rights does a non-citizen legal resident have when the government names him an enemy combatant? Ali Saleh Kahlah al-Marri has been held in government custody for more than five years and has spent the last thre
Highways, bridges and a section of the Charles River were shut down and bomb squads were sent in before authorities declared the devices were harmless.
In 2004, CalPERS and CalSTRS, which oversee the public employee retirement and school teachers taxpayer-funded retirement funds, had invested over $30 billion of these funds in companies with ties to foregin states that sponsor terrorists.
Winning the hearts and minds of Iraqi's, American soldiers look on and cheer as Iraqi Shia soldiers arbitrarily grab Sunni Iraqi's and beat them senseless. The day after posting the link, YouTube censored the video by removing it.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Yassar Arafat was a master of the big lie. Since he invented global terrorism with the founding of the Fatah terror organization in 1959, Arafat successfully portrayed himself as a freedom fighter while introducing
US naval forces [Seals] have joined the hunt for Islamist militants with suspected Al-Qaeda ties trying to flee Somalia after being defeated by Ethiopian-backed government troops, as Kenya closed its border with its lawless neighbour.
An Israeli firm has designed a security system to ensure jailbreakers or intruders find a guard dog's bark can indeed be worse than its bite. Harnessing technology that interprets barking -- to see if an animal is responding to a threat instea
He is a citizen of Pakistan. He was arrested on a business trip to Thailand. On what authority or charges was he even being held? “That question,” a Marine colonel answered, “is outside the limits of what this board is permitted to consider.”
The Senate Intelligence Committee has rejected as untrue one of the most disturbing claims about the Sept. 11 terrorist strikes — a congressman's contention that a team of military analysts identified Mohamed Atta or other hijackers before the at
A U.S. government surveillance tape, obtained by ABC News, reveals in graphic detail the attack on the American embassy in Damascus, Syria, this September and raises new questions about the role of the Syrian government.
"Iraq is generating an exodus of terrorists," says ABC News consultant Tony Cordesman. "It is creating a training center, in effect, the worst kind of training center, because people learn through practice, not theory."
Is the country more secure because of President’s Bush’s policies? Although no one knows the answer to this question, trying to answer it, as I do here, is valuable if only because security is important to us. My answer is "No."
Al-Qaeda's second in command vowed that his group will pursue attacks on the US and slammed Hamas for joining the political process. Only "jihad" can liberate occupied Palestinian territory, not elections, Ayman al-Zawahiri said in the
A documentary says French special forces had Osama bin Laden in their sights twice about 3 years ago but their U.S. superiors never ordered them to fire. The French military, however, said that the incidents never happened and the report was "er
Unlike the Nuremberg war-crimes trials of the Nazis, there will be no government officials in the dock, but rather prisoners against whom the US has itself committed war crimes under the Geneva Conventions and our own War Crimes act.
Remember how Bush brags about having brought the “Rule of Law” to Iraq? Remember that Bush also brags about the “Rule of Law” in America. Rather than bringing American-style justice to Iraq, Bush is more likely to bring Iraqi-style justice to America
The Pentagon called them "among the most dangerous, best-trained, vicious killers on the face of the earth." Decisions to release the Guantanamo detainees raise questions about whether they were really as dangerous as the US claimed,
A Muslim convert who talked about his desire to wage jihad against civilians was charged in a plot to set off hand grenades at a shopping mall at the height of the Christmas rush, authorities said.
But now, for the first time, Youssef is speaking out against the agency he loves. "I don't believe that the FBI's doing everything it can to combat terrorism," the 18-year FBI veteran tells NBC News.
The U.S. government warned American private financial services on Thursday of an al Qaeda call for a cyber attack against online stock trading and banking Web sites beginning on Friday. [Friday would be the worst day.]
An Oregon Muslim arrested after he was erroneously linked to the 2004 train bombings in Madrid, Spain will receive a $2 million settlement from the U.S. government, officials said. Brandon Mayfield, an American-born Muslim convert, was arrested in 20
A team of suspected terrorists involved in an alleged UK plot to blow up trans-atlantic airliners escaped capture because of interference by the United States. As a direct result of the surprise detention of a suspect, British police and MI5 were for
Osama Bin Laden's Al Qaeda and the Afghan Taliban are gaining strength despite being battered since Sept. 11, 2001, two top spy masters told Congress. Despite the "substantial losses" Bin Laden has a "pretty deep bench" of you