Man arrested in alleged attempt to bomb Dallas skyscraper
As in the past, al-Qaida attempted to conflate Obama with his predecessor, George W. Bush, who was widely disliked by Muslims for his invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq. Al-Qaida on Tuesday released a new 106-minute long video predicting President Ba
Police bolstered their presence at high-profile locations. Extra officers with bulletproof vests, rifles and dogs were assigned to spots such as Grand Central Terminal in New York. Plainclothes officers handed out fliers at a nearby hotel with a warn
FBI agents late Saturday arrested Najibullah Zazi, a 24-year-old Colorado resident and Afghan national questioned in an alleged terrorist plot in the United States.The alleged terrorist plot, which came to light this week after raids in New York, may
This is pretty interesting... and infuriating. Remember the "scare" recently when The FBI descended on Queens NY on some sort of terrorism tip? The FBI is grilling this guy, a Denver man: The Afghan national at the center of a reputed Al Qae
Scotland released the only person ever convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people, most of them Americans, because he is dying of cancer. In 2006-07 credible reports emerged alleging the case against him was faked, and he was framed.
Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi was convicted before the High Court of Justiciary sitting in the Netherlands of the murder of 270 people. Mr Megrahi contends that he has been the victim of a miscarriage of justice. He may be right.Entered By: Powell Gammill
Counterterrorism officials are warning police departments around the country to be on the lookout for evidence of homemade bombs following raids on several New York City apartments in a hunt for explosives and possible links to al-Qaida operatives.
Law enforcement agents raided residences in New York City on Monday as part of a terrorism investigation, and began briefing Congress about the probe.
"The time has come for you to liberate yourselves from fear and the ideological terrorism of neo-conservatives and the Israeli lobby," Bin Laden's latest tape said. "The reason for our dispute with you is your support for your ally Israel, occupyi
A federal appeals court dismissed a lawsuit against two U.S. defense contractors by Iraqi torture victims, saying the companies had immunity as government contractors.
The lawsuit was filed in 2004 on behalf of Iraqi nationals who say they or their relatives had been tortured or mistreated while detained by the U.S. military at the Abu Ghraib prison.
The plaintiffs sued CACI International Inc, which provided interrogators at Abu Ghraib, and L-3 Communications Holdings Inc's Titan unit, which provided interpreters to the U.S. military.
[swallow hard] He may have eluded justice and the long reach of the world's most
powerful military force; his followers may (and probably will) strike again
at some point in the future, near or distant; but history's verdict on Osama
bin Laden has been in for some time, now: Al-Qaeda failed.
No shots were actually fired in Friday’s training exercise that appears
to have been routine in everything except for the date on which it was
conducted. But while the confusion lasted only a few minutes, it was
enough to scramble F.B.I. agents and halt departures from Reagan National Airport
The Navy lawyers asked that the commission be found unconstitutional,
arguing that "nothing about this case bears any resemblance to the
orderly and regular criminal process that occurs in federal and state
A Stoneville North Carolina man appeared in court Sept. 2, 2009 on charges connected to making threats to assassinate President Barack Obama.
A potential witness in the Oklahoma City bombing case had contact with the CIA. That is just one of dozens of revelations in a document released by the CIA, in response to a lawsuit by Salt Lake City attorney Jesse Trentadue.
Britain agreed to include Lockerbie bomber Abdel Basset al-Megrahi in a prisoner transfer deal with Libya because of "overwhelming interests" shortly before an oil deal was sealed with Tripoli.
Leaked letters from Justice Secretary Jack Straw undermined government denials of a link between the former Libyan agent's freedom and British trade interests.
After enduring the CIA's harshest interrogation methods and spending
more than a year in the agency's secret prisons, Khalid Sheik Mohammed
stood before U.S. intelligence officers in a makeshift lecture hall,
leading what they called "terrorist tutorials."
Government sources immediately began blaming North Korea for the recent cyberterror attacks on South Korea and the U.S., despite having no evidence to back up those claims. Now, an examination of the evidence by independent computer experts show that the attack seems to have been coordinated from the UK. The hysterical media coverage in the attack's wake, however, echoing the government line that it was likely the work of North Korea, served to cement in the minds of many that this was an act of cyberwarfare.
The idea that this surprisingly unsophisticated attack could have come from a well-organized, hostile state or terrorist group comes as a blessing in disguise to those groups, agencies and advisors who have been calling for greater and greater federal snooping powers in the name of stopping a "cyber 9/11" from happening.
The "cyber 9/11" meme stretches back almost to 9/11 itself. Back in 2003, Mike McConnell, the ex-director&l
A teacher being hailed as a hero said Tuesday he had no time to think when he encountered a 17-year-old boy who detonated two pipe bombs at a Northern California high school while armed with a chain saw, sword and explosives.
President Obama has approved the creation of an elite team of
interrogators to question key terrorism suspects, part of a broader
effort to revamp U.S. policy on detention and interrogation, senior
administration officials said.
A Yemeni man's family ties to Osama bin Laden
and admission that he met with the terrorist mastermind in the weeks
before the Sept. 11 attacks are not enough to continue holding him at
Guantanamo Bay, a judge wrote in an order released Friday.
The Justice Department recently questioned military defense attorneys
at Guantanamo Bay about whether photographs of CIA personnel, including
covert officers, were unlawfully provided to detainees charged with
organizing the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Lawyers were apparently
attempting to identify CIA officers and contractors involved in the
agency's interrogation of al-Qaeda suspects in facilities outside the
United States, where the agency employed harsh techniques.
On July 1, a dozen citizens of Phoenix were arrested and charged with being members of the "Viper Militia." The next day, President Clinton stood on the White House lawn. saying. "I'd like to begin today by saluting the enforcement officers who made arrests in Arizona yesterday to avert a terrible terrorist attack." But as the indictments are made available to the public and more evidence about the Vipers' activities emerges, it is becoming increasingly clear that the Viper case is merely the government's latest assault on citizens exercising their Second Amendment rights.
Downloadable PDF flier to print and distibute everywhere. Have your kids take them to school and pass them out. We have to do this NOW.
A former Libyan agent jailed for life for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing that killed 270 people, most of them Americans, is to be freed on Thursday, the Scottish government said.
Abdel Basset al-Megrahi, who has terminal cancer, will return to Libya on compassionate grounds, despite pressure from the U.S. government to keep him in prison.
In a ruling that threw into doubt one of the government’s main
counterterrorism tools, a federal judge said the Treasury Department
acted unconstitutionally three years ago when it froze the assets of an
Ohio charity suspected of aiding terrorists.
The report last month was chilling: a 55-gallon drum of radioactive
material had gone missing during shipment from North Carolina to
California. Even worse, the person who signed for the cargo was not an
employee of the company that ordered the load.
The British Oligarchy,who are furious at President Barack Obama, for flubbing the British demands to impose fascism on the United States,could Go For the Kill.
Mission creep occurs when an organization strays beyond its original purpose and engages in actions antithetical to its goals. Rather than monitoring hate groups, the Southern Poverty Law Center has become one.