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  • Jihadists in Iraq are destroying lives and themselves

    Jihadists in Iraq are destroying lives and themselves
    The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant is scaring the hell out of everyone. It has infested Syria, overrun Iraq, alarmed Iran and convinced U.S. politicians it's the most dangerous terrorist organization ever. But frightening everyone isn't a long-...
  • New bomb fear prompts TSA to boost security for U.S.-bound flights

    New bomb fear prompts TSA to boost security for U.S.-bound flights
    Passengers flying to the U.S. from some airports in the Middle East and Europe will be put through tougher security screening in response to intelligence that a terrorist group in Yemen has developed a new method for smuggling a bomb onto a jetliner,...
  • Islamic State of Iraq and Syria aims to recruit Westerners with video

    Islamic State of Iraq and Syria aims to recruit Westerners with video
    An extremist Islamist faction operating in war-torn Iraq and Syria has released a video calling upon Westerners to join its ranks, demonstrating the group's media savvy. The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria appears to be trying to capitalize on its...
  • War lite -- Obama's limited Iraq goals

    War lite -- Obama's limited Iraq goals
    The United States is stepping into its third Iraq war in 24 years. But if President Obama has his way, this one will be fought under different rules. In a speech at West Point last month, Obama outlined a new "light footprint" approach to fighting...
  • In devising a plan in Iraq, U.S. looks to its Yemen model

    In devising a plan in Iraq, U.S. looks to its Yemen model
    As they plan their response to the crisis in Iraq, President Obama and his top aides are hoping to replicate elements of an often-overlooked and relatively successful U.S. military operation in another war-ravaged Middle East nation: Yemen. An...
  • Drone kills three suspected al Qaeda militants in Yemen

    A drone attack killed three suspected al Qaeda militants on Saturday in Yemen's eastern Hadramout province, a local official told Reuters. "The three armed men were traveling in a vehicle along a desert stretch between Yemen and Saudi Arabia's border...
  • City Lights: Documentary provides change from American obsession

    City Lights: Documentary provides change from American obsession
    When I saw the ads for "American Hustle," the new Jennifer Lawrence movie that's fast racking up Oscar buzz, I realized I had reached a breaking point of sorts. It's easy, after all, for a tried-and-true property to cross the line into media saturation....
  • Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so

    WASHINGTON — Many of President Obama's closest advisors have embraced a controversial assessment of one of the National Security Agency's major data collection programs — the belief that the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks could have been...
  • Film Review: 'The Mulberry House'

    A rare glimpse into a Yemeni household's response to recent upheaval as well as a quasi-diary recording the director's return to her roots, "The Mulberry House" is Sara Ishaq's deeply personal memoir of family and revolution. The daughter of a Yemeni...
  • Iranian diplomat shot to death in Yemen

    SANA, Yemen — Gunmen shot and killed an Iranian diplomat in Yemen’s capital in a brazen midday strike on Saturday, an attack that called attention to anger over Iran’s role in a bitter sectarian conflict. The slain diplomat was...
  • Assassins in Yemen kill two leaders; third survives separate attack

    SANA, Yemen -- In the latest in a spate of assassinations in Yemen, gunmen on Tuesday shot and killed a leading member of a Shiite Muslim group on his way to reconciliation talks and a senior advisor to a provincial governor was slain by a bomb planted in...