he news that Abu Yahya al-Libi, the No.2 leader of al Qaeda, is now confirmed to have been killed in a CIA drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region along the border with Afghanistan further underlines that the terrorist group that launched the 9/11 attacks is now more or less out of business.
Shortly after eleven o’clock on the night of May 1st, two MH-60 Black Hawk helicopters lifted off from Jalalabad Air Field, in eastern Afghanistan, and embarked on a covert mission into Pakistan to kill Osama bin Laden
Thursday morning, the House Committee on Homeland Security will begin hearings on terrorism among American Muslims. The first hearing is titled "The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community's Response." Critics accuse the committee's chairman, Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), of implying that all Muslims are guilty of terrorism by association. But King denies casting blame loosely among American Muslims. Instead, he now casts blame loosely among American Muslim "leaders."
The fiery GOPer says WikiLeaks supports terrorism. Legal experts say congressmen who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones—or raise money for the IRA.
U.S. authorities may be looking for just the right moment to try to detain WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is the subject of a wanted-persons alert sent to police agencies around the world, CNN's senior legal analyst said Wednesday.
A tape asking for donations was released by al-Qaida which may suggest their dwindling financial resources.
The Obama administration is attempting to avoid associating terrorism with Islam -- a deliberate effort to narrow the scope of the "war on terror" to a fight against al-Qaeda and its affiliated groups and not a war against Islam. Conservative critics oppose Obama's approach, seeing not just terror groups, but Islam itself and the influence of Islamic culture within the United States as threats.
Did self-styled anti-terrorism expert Steven Emerson help push the world toward nuclear war? On Sunday, June 28, a sensational story appeared in the British newspaper the Observer: "Pakistan was pl...