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American Hostages

Yemen Official: American Hostage Of Al Qaeda Targeted In Rescue Attempt

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and ROBERT BURNS | Posted 11.27.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — U.S operation forces took part in a rescue mission that freed eight hostages in a remote corner of Yemen, but a Yemeni official ...

Why Does a Hostage Crisis Fascinate America?

Ira Chernus | Posted 01.19.2013 | Media
Ira Chernus

Barack Obama and his political advisers surely thought that gun control would dominate the headlines for days to come after the president announced hi...

7 Americans Held Hostage By Al Qaeda-Linked Militants

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.17.2013 | World

Islamist militants attacked a gas field in Algeria on Wednesday, killing three and taking dozens hostage. Reuters reports that seven Americans are ...

Are You Better Off Now Than You Were Four Ago When Bin Laden Was Still Alive?

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

President Obama came into office in the worst American crisis in our history. He was stuck with two wars, and the worst economy in eighty years. We're not out of that crisis yet, and the President still has a long way to go, but at least he's put an end to Bin Laden.

Freedom of the Press vs. State Secrets

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 08.15.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Does the press have the right to disclose some secrets? I believe that too many documents are designated "top-secret" when they really should be designated "embarrassing."

Mumbai Hostages: The Long Term Effects

Michelle Renee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michelle Renee

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder was something I had never even known about until I was experiencing it while I watched my daughter emotionally disappear right along with me.

Deccan Mujahideen: Mumbai Attacks Info

HuffPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Check back for updates Read the AP story here Deccan Mujahideen, a terrorist organization, has claimed responsibility for today's Mumbai...