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Faisal Shahzad Times Square Bomber

U.S. Intel Agencies Catching al-Qaeda in its own Web

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Keith Thomson

Devastated by Predator attacks, al-Qaeda is transforming from a terrorist group that uses propaganda into a propaganda group that outsources terrorism.

WATCH: Possible Martyrdom Video By Failed Times Square Bomber Emerges

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) CAIRO — The Al-Arabiya TV station says it has video of the failed Times Square car bomb suspect meeting with Pakistani Taliban leaders along th...

Terrorism and the Internet: Candy Crowley's Interview With White House Advisor John Brennan

Michelle Kraus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Kraus

Candy Crowley in her interview this morning with White House advisor, John Brennan opened new and vital dialogue on terrorism and the Internet. She hit a home run in my world.

Weekly News Roundup: Muslims, Gays, Nazis and More!

Katie Halper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

After obsessing over Muslim background of suspected Times Square bomber, media becomes enlightened and religiously tolerant, and overlooks fact that the man who helped foil bomb plot was Muslim.

Faisal Shahzad, Alleged Times Square Bomber, Worked At Elizabeth Arden

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Alleged Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad used to work at cosmetics empire Elizabeth Arden, WWD reports. Beginning January 2002, Shahzad was employed...

Jason Linkins

Shahzad And Taliban: New York Times Jumps The Gun | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

McClatchy Newpapers is reporting that "U.S. officials" are contending that there is "no credible evidence" that would-be Times Square bomber Faisal Sh...

Rahm Emanuel: Eric Holder 'Has His Mojo Back'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Attorney General Eric Holder gets a wide round of praise over his handling of the Times Square bombing in Anne Kornblut's Thursday story for the Washi...

Faisal McBomber

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

What is haunting is not just the facility with which Times Square bomb plan was carried out, but the lingering image of a good looking, clean-shaven, smiling young man in sunglasses beaming as he's being hauled off in a police car.

Who's the Bigger Threat: Shahzad or McCain and Lieberman?

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

The United States Constitution is the charter document of democracy in America. It is what makes us who we are, and we go outside the boundaries of that charter at our peril.

Today's Front Pages: May 5

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Faisal Shahzad made all the front pages......

Shahzad Reportedly Went To Training Camp In Pakistan

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff and Doug Sarro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Times square suspect reportedly trained in Pakistan. Faisal Shahzad has told investigators he received bomb-making training in the Afghanistan-Pakista...

Keep Our Eyes on the Street Open

Stacy Torres | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stacy Torres

Just two weeks after the Bloomberg administration proposed to drastically cut the number of art vendors allowed in four popular city parks, two Times Square vendors are being hailed as heroes.

Quarles Public Safety Exception--Constitutional and Proven Effective!

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

It was gratifying to see several news accounts yesterday revealing that the FBI finally relied on the "public safety exception" to the Miranda rule to interview the so-called Times Square attempted bomber suspect, Faisal Shahzad.

Republicans Use Faisal Shahzad Arrest To Renew Miranda Rights Debate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With suspected terrorist Faisal Shahzad in custody, the debate over what rights should be given to the Pakistani-American man now facing charges in co...

Jason Linkins

Faisal Shahzad Arrest: John McCain Is Upset Times Square Bomber Was Mirandized | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McCain doesn't seem to know that Mirandizing criminal suspects is something that we do here in America. Especially in instances where the goal is to make the suspect "face charges" that potentially result in a "death sentence."

Faisal Shahzad ARRESTED In Connection With Times Square Car Bomb

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

See updates below. A man has been arrested in connection with Saturday's attempted car bombing in New York's Times Square. The suspect is Faisal Sha...

Failed Times Square Bomber's Guilty Plea Is a Win for US Justice System

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Faisal Shahzad entered a plea of "guilty" today in a federal courthouse in Manhattan. Despite Liz Cheney's warnings about bringing suspected terrorists to a U.S. courthouse, the proceeding was orderly, calm and peaceful.

Jason Linkins

Faisal Shahzad Conspiracy Theories: Pakistanis Finger 'Think Tanks' As Real Culprits | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While authorities in America pursue their case against alleged Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, over in his native Pakistan it's a different story....

Government Whistleblower Protection: the Long Ignored Way to Better Connect the Dots

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

The current Whistleblower Protection Act is a fraud that, ironically, is the primary reason would-be whistleblowers remain silent observers. Politicians need to stop stalling the restoration of a credible WPA. Delays could be deadly for Americans.

In Search of Muslim Identity: Akbar Ahmed's Journey into America

John Milewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Milewski

Author Akbar Ahmed has dedicated himself to building bridges of understanding between worlds. I asked him about the impact of Faisal Shahzad's actions on the larger goal of increasing trust among Muslims and non-Muslims in the U.S. and beyond.

Lieberman Strikes Again

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

Joe Lieberman can probably find something in the latest proposal from Russia that he'll be wanting to incorporate in the legislation he is about to introduce.

Holder Reiterates Support for Miranda Rule -- But Still Wants to Change It

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Even as Holder insisted that Miranda rights have been effective tools for fighting terrorism, he repeated his recent statement that he wants to work with Congress to "clarify" and "modernize" the public safety exception.

Jason Linkins

Kit Bond 'Not Convinced' On Shahzad-TTP Link | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Back and forth we go on the whole "Faisal Shahzad is linked to the Pakistani Taliban" matter! Over the weekend, Attorney General Eric Holder and Na...

The Propaganda of 'Holy Warriors'

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

Propaganda of modern-day myths depicting angels fighting alongside "holy warriors" is being used to indoctrinate a minority of young disenfranchised Muslims with flights of fantasy and the glories of jihad.

Leonard Marshall, Lawrence Taylor and a Bittersweet Week for Big Blue

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Favorito

It was a bittersweet week for Big Blue. No, it had nothing to do with injuries or PSLs or draft picks, it had to do with the lasting memory of greatn...