| Mar 13, 2009
We can't say we weren't warned: In an annual assessment of major national security threats presented to the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, military intelligence chief Lt. Gen. Michael D. Maples revealed that Al Qaeda is strengthening its...
| Apr 14, 2009
Sometimes the most a U.S. congressman can hope for is a little drive-by diplomacy.
On Monday, Rep. Donald M. Payne, a Democrat from New Jersey, made a surprise five-hour stopover in this dangerous seaside capital -- against the advice of his family and...
| Nov 24, 2008
To glimpse America's secret war in Africa, you must bang with a rock on the iron gate of the prison in this remote port in northern Somalia. A sleepy guard will yank open a rusty deadbolt. Then, you ask to speak to an inmate named Mohamed Ali Isse.
| Jul 10, 2008
Honked off by Los Angeles pump prices? Cheer up. You could be commuting in Oslo, where gasoline costs $9.85 a gallon and filling up a Mini Cooper would set you back $130.
That's the priciest petrol on a list of world gas prices released Wednesday by...
| Sep 23, 2009
| 12:13 PM
According to officials, a Somali-American from Seattle is one of the suicide bombers who killed 21 peacekeepers in Mogadishu last week.
According to CNN, the online report identified several American involved in the deadly incident.
| Dec 30, 2009
| 9:42 AM
THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Netherlands announced Wednesday it will immediately begin using full body scanners for flights heading to the United States, issuing a report that called the failed Christmas Day airline bombing a "professional" al-Qaida...