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Terrorism

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  • The terrorists among us

    The terrorists among us
    The Obama administration says it is still trying to determine whether ISIS was behind the attack in Garland, Texas, in which two terrorists were shot dead after trying to kill people attending a "draw the Prophet Muhammad" contest. ISIS is not only...
  • Australian police say they disrupted teen's Melbourne bomb plot

    Police arrested a 17-year-old and accused him of plotting to detonate three homemade bombs in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said on Saturday, in the latest terrorism scare involving a teenager. The teen was arrested on Friday afternoon...
  • Obama takes 'full responsibility' for drone strikes that killed hostages

    Obama takes 'full responsibility' for drone strikes that killed hostages
    Blaming the "fog of war," President Barack Obama revealed Thursday that U.S. drone strikes in Pakistan inadvertently killed an American and an Italian, two hostages held by al-Qaida, as well as two other Americans who had leadership roles with the...
  • Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes'

    Hostage deaths a reminder of risk of 'deadly mistakes'
    U.S. investigators took months to piece together evidence that led to the conclusion that drone strikes had killed two Western hostages and two Americans who worked for al-Qaida, U.S. officials said Friday. New details were emerging about how the U.S....
  • Restoring sanity on fighting terrorism

    Restoring sanity on fighting terrorism
    One lesson of American history is that in times of war or crisis, American presidents, lawmakers and citizens often lose their minds. Another lesson is that they eventually regain their senses. When it comes to national security in the age of terrorism,...
  • Preparing for tragedy at a shopping mall

    Preparing for tragedy at a shopping mall
    After all the customers had left the stores, after most of the employees had gone home, Orland Park police invaded Orland Square Mall last Sunday night in what is known as an "active shooter drill." "The reality is that the sort of thing we're trying to...
  • Republicans defy critics of speaker on Islamic terrorism; venue backs out, forcing relocation

    Republicans defy critics of speaker on Islamic terrorism; venue backs out, forcing relocation
    Palm Beach County Republicans are going ahead with their plan to host a speaker to discuss the threat from radical Islamic terrorism, but they're now searching for a new location. The speaker in question is Geert Wilders, considered an anti-Muslim...
  • U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program

    U.S. may revamp overseas hostage-rescue program
    The White House is considering revamping its overseas hostage-rescue program after CIA drone strikes that mistakenly killed an American and an Italian held captive by terrorists in Pakistan, the latest incident to reveal gaps in U.S. counter-terrorism...
  • 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...