The United States government is increasingly concerned about the Twitter account of the Shabab militant group of Somalia, with American officials saying Monday that they were “looking closely” at the militants’ use of Twitter and the possible measure
A Tulsa auto business is among companies named in a federal complaint that accuses 30 U.S. car buyers of being in league with a money laundering operation that pumped more than $300 million into the financial system to benefit Hezbollah.
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a $662-billion defense bill that contains a provision regarding the handling of certain terror suspects.
The White House is signing off on a controversial new law that would authorize the U.S. military to arrest and indefinitely detain American citizens that are alleged al Qaeda members or other terrorist operatives captured on American soil.
Pakistan's Karachi Post claimed that the attack was linked to a sentence in an honour killing case. It said the parents of Sadia Sheikh were sentenced on Monday when there had been a bomb alert in the court.
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The White House on Thursday laid out a plan to implement a government strategy to combat homegrown domestic terrorism and any attempts by Al-Qaeda to seek to radicalize American Muslims. The initiative commits the federal government to work closel
The New York Police Department alerted Wall Street after confirmation that a letter bomb was sent to the CEO of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany.
The federal government has agreed to pay $2.5 million to the widow and children of the first person killed in the anthrax letter attacks of 2001, settling a lawsuit claiming that the Army did not adequately secure its supply of the deadly pathogen.
A water-pump failure in Illinois that appeared to be the first foreign cyberattack on a public utility in the United States was in fact caused by a plant contractor traveling in Russia, according to a source familiar with a federal investigation of t
The suspect had little money to speak of, was unable to pay his cellphone bill and scrounged for money to buy the drill bits that court papers said he required to make his pipe bombs. He had trouble drilling the small holes needed to be made in the m
“He was in fact putting this bomb together,” Kelly said. “He was drilling holes and it would have been not appropriate for us to let him walk out the door with that bomb.”
One of the most disturbing stories I've ever written was about a 3-week-old baby girl who was snatched from her mother's arms and placed in foster care by Arlington County Child Protective Services because she lost 10 ounces after birth.
A bipartisan group of senators is poised to force through dramatic changes to how the US government handles suspected terrorists—over the objections of the White House and Senate Democratic leadership. [not good] Legislative language that emerged
The Pentagon detention centre at Guantanamo Bay has been declared the most expensive prison on Earth. The Guantanamo Bay Prison, which opened on the U.S. naval base in Cuba in January 2002, costs U.S. taxpayers $800,000 per year per each of its 17
Over the past 10 years, law enforcement officials have begun to look and act more and more like soldiers. Here's why we should be alarmed.
At around 9:00 a.m. on May 5, 2011, officers with the Pima County, Arizona, Sheriff's Department's Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) team surrounded the home of 26-year-old José Guerena, a former U.S. Marine and veteran of two tours of duty in I
After a weekend of violence and fear, U.S. officials warned Sunday that luxury hotels frequented by foreigners and Nigeria's elite may be bombed by a radical Muslim sect as the death toll from attacks in the country's northeast rose to more than 100.
Four Georgia men arrested this week in connection with a scheme to carry out an attack with explosives and a deadly toxin drew inspiration from an online novel, according to court documents. But some of their plans, an expert said, may not have ev
The extraordinary power of the U.S. government to assassinate people has, once again, been manifested in the assassination of Abdulrahman al-Awlaki...... the 16-year-old son of Anwar al-Awlaki.
The D.C. police department has released preliminary statistics on the controversial practice of arresting drivers whose vehicles are unregistered or have expired registration. The numbers indicate that the practice is more widespread than previously
Five drunken French tourists landed in a Texas jail Wednesday after breaking into a county courthouse in the middle of the night and sparking terrorism fears, officials said. Security footage showed the men wearing sombreros and playing around wit
The most difficult challenge in writing about the Iranian Terror Plot unveiled yesterday is to take it seriously enough to analyze it.
Detroit Lawyer Haskell has been a prominent skeptic of the government’s official version of events, having witnessed a well-dressed man help Abdulmutallab clear security before the incident on Christmas Day 2009 despite the fact that the bomber had n
New York University Law School study looks at three terrorism prosecutions and makes the assertion that the Muslim men had been entrapped and the claim that the homegrown terrorism threat in America has been "manufactured! The study is titled "Cen
From the what does it take to get arrested on suspicion of terrorism file! Apparently more than what these facts describe about an attempt to open the cockpit door on an American Airlines flight from JFK to Indianapolis: 1) Abdulaziz Al-Shammari,
The following script is from "The counter-terrorism bureau" which aired on Sept. 25, 2011.
FBI concocts a Terrorist attack, infiltrates Muslim communities in order to find recruits, persuades them to perpetrate the attack, supplies them with the money, weapons and know-how they need to carry it out -- only to heroically jump in at the last
Another chink in the argument against profiling as an American Muslim from Massachusetts is arrested in a plot to blow up the Pentagon and US Capitol! An American Muslim was arrested in a sting operation in which he was attempting to buy explosive
The FBI undercover agents provided Ferdaus with the money to buy the drones, but law enforcement officials said Ferdaus came up with the idea for the attack. Prosecutors said Ferdaus “was presented with multiple opportunities to back out of his plan,