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Terrorism

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  • Al Qaeda leader says terrorist network branching out to India

    Like any leader of a struggling international brand, Al Qaeda chief Ayman Zawahiri is looking to India as a growth market. The announcement of a new Al Qaeda branch in the Indian subcontinent marks a bid to reclaim the mantle of global jihad from...
  • Five theories why Islamic State is provoking the U.S.

    Five theories why Islamic State is provoking the U.S.
    It's a little hard to figure out the Islamic State's strategy following its second videotaped execution of an American citizen in less than a month. Over the last two years, the group has shown impressive strategic acumen, growing into the world's...
  • Unified Western policy on kidnappings desperately needed

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Wednesday, Sept. 3: The most horrifying aspect of the execution of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff is the utter inhumanity of it a gruesome beheading captured on video for maximum exposure....
  • Iraq crisis prompts Obama, Cameron to revisit U.S.-Britain ties

    Iraq crisis prompts Obama, Cameron to revisit U.S.-Britain ties
    President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron began Thursday by making a joint call to action in a newspaper piece against “barbaric” terrorists in Iraq. They also visited an elementary school in the morning before attending the...
  • President Obama wise to carefully weigh his options in Syria

    The following editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday, Aug. 1: The Islamic State is the gravest threat to U.S. security since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It's not a question of if these ruthless militants move...
  • A cautious president or a careless one? [Commentary]

    A cautious president or a careless one? [Commentary]
    In the wake of President Obama's surprising comment to reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein has...
  • Blame problem on training, not tools: Front Burner

    Recent news coverage in the United States has raised the possibility that our police are too "militarized." I disagree. While there are valid concerns with how our police have used their assets, at the end of the day, "it is a poor workman who blames...
  • Israel says it gagged reports captive Sotloff was its citizen

    Israel says it gagged reports captive Sotloff was its citizen
    Israel said on Thursday it had prevented local media from reporting that slain U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff was also an Israeli citizen, in a bid to reduce the risk to him after he was seized by Islamist insurgents in Syria last year. Islamic State,...
  • Jeffrey Goldberg: Obama stronger on terrorism than he sounds

    Jeffrey Goldberg: Obama stronger on terrorism than he sounds
    Question: Who said this about the war on terror? "I don't think you can win it. But I think you can create conditions so that those who use terror as a tool are less acceptable in parts of the world." Answer: Not Barack Obama, but the president he...
  • Al-Qaida sets up new branch in Indian subcontinent

    NEW DELHI Terrorist group al-Qaida has set up a branch in South Asia, prompting Indian authorities to issue a nationwide alert Thursday, media reports and officials said. Al-Qaida head Ayman al-Zawahiri announced the plan in a 55-minute video message...
  • A cautious president, or a careless one?

    WASHINGTON -- In the wake of President Obama's surprising comment to reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne...