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Terrorism

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  • U.S. hostage Luke Somers killed in Yemen during rescue attempt

    In the predawn hours Saturday, a team of elite U.S. commandos stepped off a tilt-rotor aircraft into the desolation of central Yemen, intent on rescuing American photojournalist Luke Somers from his militant captors. The team of 40 Special Operations...
  • American hostage dies in rescue attempt in Yemen

    WASHINGTON An American kidnapped more than a year ago in Yemen was killed during a U.S.-led military operation to rescue him, the Pentagon announced Saturday. Luke Somers, 33, a freelance photographer who'd been held by Al-Qaida in the Arabian...
  • Ashton Carter has his hands full trying to shape defense policy

    WASHINGTON How much difference can Ashton Carter make to the Obama administration's national security policy? President Barack Obama's nominee to be secretary of defense, if confirmed, will arrive at the Pentagon commanding nearly universal respect...
  • Middle Easterners crossing border from Mexico? It's rare

    Middle Easterners crossing border from Mexico? It's rare
    For months, some conservative members of Congress and their allies have warned that people from the Middle East could use the Mexican border to gain illegal entry to the U.S. and pose a terrorist threat. Obama administration officials have said such a...
  • Hold Iran accountable for nuclear pursuits

    Hold Iran accountable for nuclear pursuits
    As an unrepentant sponsor of terrorism that abhors Western values, Iran just successfully circumvented another deadline surrounding its negotiations with the P5+1 world powers in Vienna. With another diplomatic deadline calendared, it is imperative...
  • Will Fort Hood shooting victims finally get Purple Hearts?

    AUSTIN, Texas More than five years after the mass shooting at Fort Hood that left 13 dead and more than 30 wounded, the victims finally appear poised to become eligible for Purple Hearts that would give them and their family members enhanced medical,...
  • British efforts to curb Islamic radicalization seen as ineffective

     British efforts to curb Islamic radicalization seen as ineffective
    Bright lights glared overhead at the outdoor playing field where Tarik Khan was deep into a friendly game of seven-a-side soccer in the late-November cold. Khan, 32, heads a youth league of the Bangladesh Football Assn., a British organization that...
  • We cannot handle our own terrorists

    I wonder what the citizens of Iraq and Afghanistan must be thinking: We send troops to their respective countries to rid them of terrorists and we can’t rid our own country of domestic terrorists on the streets of Ferguson, Mo. — Anthony...
  • Two female suicide bombers kill more than 40 at Nigerian market

    Two female suicide bombers kill more than 40 at Nigerian market
    Two teenage girls wearing suicide belts blew themselves up in a market in northern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing more than 40 people, authorities said. It was the latest in a string of horrific attacks in Nigeria for which Islamist militants are blamed....
  • 2 Minneapolis men charged with attempting to aid terrorists

    MINNEAPOLIS Two Twin Cities men accused of trying to join a terrorist organization in Syria were charged with conspiracy Tuesday by federal prosecutors, part of a continuing investigation into a pipeline used to recruit Somali-Americans to fight overseas....
  • French neighbors puzzle over Maxime Hauchard, accused in beheadings

    The modest white stucco house set back from the road in this Normandy village near Rouen has been shuttered for more than a week. "They've gone. We don't know when they'll be back," said Rene Bret, a next-door neighbor. Like everyone else in this...