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Terrorism

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  • Governor's office says purported online Islamic State threat not credible

    Governor's office says purported online Islamic State threat not credible
    An online threat claiming that the Islamic State has a terror cell based in Maryland preparing to launch an attack is not credible, the governor's office said Thursday. Doug Mayer, a spokesman for Gov. Larry Hogan, said officials are aware of the...
  • Patriot protection in peril

    Patriot protection in peril
    Key provisions of the Patriot Act, which was passed in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, expire at the end of this month. Congress is debating whether to renew or revise those provisions. Some members would just as soon see them dead and gone....
  • Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks

    The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated through the ease...
  • Texas gunman's mother: 'He just had a normal American upbringing'

    Texas gunman's mother: 'He just had a normal American upbringing'
    The two versionsĀ of Nadir Soofi are hard to reconcile. There's the small-business man who loved cars; the Texas-born son of a Catholic nurse and a Pakistani American engineer; the all-American kid with a privileged upbringing, who caused little...
  • Disallowing guns doesn't improve safety

    Disallowing guns doesn't improve safety
    The Florida Legislature adjourned without voting on a bill that would have repealed the law that prohibits adults with concealed-carry permits from possessing firearms on college campuses. The well-meaning but naive assumption behind the current law...
  • Black youth: Let them be recognized, not radicalized

    Black youth: Let them be recognized, not radicalized
    Black youth protesting on the streets of America should be recognized and celebrated, not demonized. For four centuries, black youth have been the moral compass of the U.S. Black youth have borne the brunt of violent oppression fighting enslavement,...
  • At PEN gala, Charlie Hebdo editor calls for free expression and debate

    At PEN gala, Charlie Hebdo editor calls for free expression and debate
    If the PEN American Center’s mission is to promote free expression and lively discourse, the literary group accomplished that with its decision to honor the French magazine Charlie Hebdo at its annual Literary Gala on Tuesday night. Even before...
  • Aurora cousins plead not guilty to terrorism charge

     Aurora cousins plead not guilty to terrorism charge
    Jonas Edmonds had just pleaded not guilty to plotting a terrorist attack on the Joliet Armory where his cousin trained for the Illinois National Guard when he spotted a relative sobbing softly in the federal courtroom gallery. "No reason to cry,"...
  • Airstrike reportedly kills Al Qaeda leader in Yemen

    Airstrike reportedly kills Al Qaeda leader in Yemen
    An airstrike has killed a key leader of the militant faction known as Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, according to an online posting Tuesday from the Yemeni-based group. A message released on Twitter said that Ibrahim Suleiman Rubaish, a former...
  • Charlie Hebdo cartoonists: heroes or racists? The answer's not that simple

    Charlie Hebdo cartoonists: heroes or racists? The answer's not that simple
    Years ago, I served on a jury that had trouble making up its mind. After we sent the judge one too many questions, he brought us back into the courtroom to impress upon us a distinction. There are questions of law and there are questions of fact, he said....
  • Images of Muhammad and a Texas cartoon show's sketchy purpose

    Images of Muhammad and a Texas cartoon show's sketchy purpose
    Pamela Geller, president of the American Freedom Defense Initiative, which organized the Muhammad Art Exhibit & Contest near Dallas that led to a fatal shooting Sunday, is a staunch supporter of the cherished American freedom to do something stupid. The...