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Terrorism

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  • Continue -- but gradually reduce -- federal risk in terrorism insurance

    The terrorists who turned the World Trade Center into rubble struck a devastating blow to the U.S. economy too, and few sectors felt it as acutely as the insurance industry. Afterward, insurers balked at providing any coverage for damage caused by further...
  • U.S. should allow families of hostages to buy their freedom

    U.S. should allow families of hostages to buy their freedom
    As Americans gather with their families at Christmastime, we should pause to remember four who are not coming home for the holidays. James Foley will not be with his family in New Hampshire. Steven Sotloff will not be going home to Florida. And Peter...
  • Pakistan meets violence with violence

    Human Rights Watch: "Pakistan's government has chosen to indulge in vengeful bloodlust." — A commando led me through the Pakistan school auditorium where terrorists recently had interrupted students' lessons with an indiscriminate barrage of...
  • 43 killed in Iraq suicide attack as Islamic State seizes downed pilot

    BAGHDAD A suspected suicide bomber killed 43 pro-government militia fighters in an attack near Baghdad, police said Wednesday, as Islamic State militants claimed to have shot down a Jordanian fighter jet in neighboring Syria and captured the pilot. The...
  • Was revenge a hidden rationale for torture?

     Was revenge a hidden rationale for torture?
    The Senate Intelligence Committee's "torture report" has reignited national debate on "enhanced" interrogation techniques. At the heart of this debate is the question: Do these methods work to prevent terrorist attacks? Much of the American public seems...
  • Internet expert Douglas Thomas on the hacking of Sony Pictures

    Internet expert Douglas Thomas on the hacking of Sony Pictures
    There are myriad ramifications to the hacking of Sony's computers and the domino effect of its yanking "The Interview," in the wake of a murky threat from the North Korean cyber underground. Putting it in perspective is Douglas Thomas' turf. The USC...
  • Anti-terror police arrest two in Sydney week after siege

    Anti-terror police arrest two in Sydney week after siege
    Australian counter-terrorism police said on Wednesday they arrested two men in Sydney, eight days after a 16-hour siege in a central city cafe ended with the deaths of two hostages and a gunman with radical Islamist sympathies. Australian Prime...
  • Book centers on Yorktown terrorism plot

    If you're looking for a last-minute Christmas gift, a book by a local attorney might be a good choice. Chad Green — a York County lawyer, licensed captain and commercial waterman — and co-author G. Tom Ward have written "The Crown & Cardinal,...
  • Man rams van into Christmas market in France

    A man ploughed a van into a crowded Christmas market in Nantes in western France on Monday, injuring at least 10 people in the country's third violent attack in as many days. The driver, who authorities said stabbed himself after the crash, and four...
  • Who cares what the CIA does to terrorists?

    Who cares what the CIA does to terrorists?
    Am I living in the Twilight Zone? It sure seem so when I read some of the liberal nonsense being regurgitated in The Sun concerning the Senate Democrats' release of their CIA report on torture ("Holding the CIA to account," Dec. 9). I mean the CIA was...
  • Seattle man, not interrogated detainees, helped Brits find man in London terror plots

    James Ujaama, a Seattle man who pleaded guilty in 2003 to aiding the Taliban, helped British law-enforcement authorities track down a man involved in London terrorism plots, according to a U.S. Senate report that discloses new details about Ujaama's...