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Terrorism

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  • Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

    Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine. Two weeks ago, Islamic...
  • Unprepared U.S. officials missed Baghdadi's likely al-Qaida connection during 2004 detention

    WASHINGTON When the U.S. military detained Abu Bakr al Baghdadi in Iraq in 2004, it was too inexperienced at dealing with suspected terrorists to know what kind of threat he potentially posed when it released him just 10 months later, those who worked...
  • U.S. Senate votes to extend terrorism insurance backstop

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to reauthorize a federal terrorism risk insurance program that was created after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Senators voted 93-4 in favor of a bill that gives the federal...
  • In Nigeria, backlash against U.S. firm hired to improve image

    In Nigeria, backlash against U.S. firm hired to improve image
    Someone tell Levick that Nigeria is, you might say, complicated. Nigeria’s Twittersphere erupted Thursday under the hashtag #SomeoneTellLevick over a government contract signed with U.S. public relations firm Levick last month — reportedly for...
  • U.S. judge imposes lighter sentences on Britons who supported Taliban

    NEW HAVEN Conn. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Wednesday sentenced two British nationals to far shorter prison sentences than prosecutors were seeking after the men pleaded guilty in December to supporting Muslim militants through print and online...
  • Lawmakers challenge spending billions more on wars

    WASHINGTON Pentagon leaders faced a bipartisan barrage of skeptical questions Wednesday from lawmakers over President Barack Obama's request for $58.6 billion in emergency funds for conflicts in Afghanistan, Syria, Ukraine and beyond. Republican and...
  • Israel Defends Itself

    The Tribune Newspapers' article about the Israel-Hamas fighting that appeared in The Courant July 14 addresses the Palestinian death toll of 167 in Gaza relative to none in Israel [World & Nation,"Israel Unleashes Strike On Gaza"]. It says this difference...
  • Islamist group claims attack that killed French soldier in Mali

    DAKAR/ABIDJAN (Reuters) - An armed Islamist group formed by al Qaeda commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar claimed responsibility on Thursday for a suicide bombing this week that killed a French soldier in northern Mali. In a video posted on the Internet, a...
  • Militants kill 14 Tunisian soldiers in mountain ambush

    TUNIS (Reuters) - At least 14 Tunisian soldiers were killed when dozens of gunmen with rocket-propelled grenades attacked two checkpoints in the remote Chaambi mountains, one of the deadliest militant strikes on the north African country's armed forces....
  • Local rabbis react to situation in Israel

    Rabbis at South Palm Beach County synagogues have been tested recently, perhaps more so than usual. Our spiritual leaders have had to decide how to memorialize the three Israeli teenagers (Naftali Frenkel, 16, Gilaad Sha'ar, 16, and Eyal Yifrach, 19)...
  • Rachel Marsden: Have intelligence agencies become too reliant on technology?

    PARIS -- A newly leaked document stolen by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden last year reveals that one of the NSA's partner agencies within the "Five Eyes" Anglo-intelligence network -- Britain's Government Communications...