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Ryan J. Reilly

Victory For NY Police Pursuing Rare Terrorism Case | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A suspect in a terrorism sting pleaded guilty on Wednesday in a case that federal prosecutors and the FBI had turned down, setting up a ...

How The 'Bigger Than The FBI' NYPD Overstated Their Counterterrorism Record

Posted 07.10.2012 | New York

By Justin Elliott, ProPublica The NYPD is regularly held up as one of the most sophisticated and significant counterterrorism operations in the countr...

Lone Wolves or Sheep?

Len Levitt | Posted 05.19.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Defense attorney Elizabeth Fink last week underscored an ugly truth about the NYPD's three key terrorism cases. In each case, terrorism suspects have turned out to be mentally unstable young men.

The Spoils of Spying

Len Levitt | Posted 03.10.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Now that the AP investigation of the NYPD's widespread spying on the city's Muslims has apparently run its course, what's been the result? Much of the city's establishment have derided the AP series as "smearing" the NYPD.

Kelly and the Bureau: Inconvenient Truths

Len Levitt | Posted 02.18.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Because Kelly commands the police department of 9/11-scarred NYC, the country's highest government and law enforcement officials seem afraid to level with the public about Kelly and his terrorism policies.

FBI Director Told Agents To Stop Making Fun Of NYPD Over Pipe Bomber

Posted 12.15.2011 | New York

During a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on Wednesday, FBI Director Robert Mueller confessed to struggling to prevent federal officials from critic...

The Times Catches On

Len Levitt | Posted 01.28.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

It has taken ten years, but the New York Times has figured out that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is no friend of the media.

Peter King's Muslim Hysteria

Wilfredo Amr Ruiz | Posted 01.25.2012 | Religion
Wilfredo Amr Ruiz

Peter King's targeting of the Muslim community is wrong and should cease swiftly. His attitude damages not only the Muslim community but all minority communities.

NYC 'Terror' Suspect Out-Geneva's Manhattan DA

Matthis Chiroux | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
Matthis Chiroux

And as long as the U.S. remains "at war" either literally or rhetorically, either directly or by proxy, we will continue to present our infrastructure as legitimate targets to our adversaries. If we want to be safe, we have to end the wars!

The Terrorist at the Post Office

Nina Burleigh | Posted 01.23.2012 | Politics
Nina Burleigh

How much money might taxpayers have been saved with a referral to a mental health agency for Jose Pimentel? I can think of half a dozen other things the NYPD could be doing in Hamilton Heights on any given night than smoking dope with a self-circumciser.

Terror Suspect Tried To Circumcise Himself

Posted 11.22.2011 | New York

Jose Pimentel, the 'lone wolf' terrorist arrested for plotting to blow up police stations and postal offices with homemade bombs, smoked marijuana wit...

The NYPD, FBI and Jose Pimentel: Something's Fishy

Danielle C. Jefferis | Posted 01.22.2012 | Crime
Danielle C. Jefferis

If that is enough authority for the FBI to collect massive amounts of data on religious, ethnic and national-origin characteristics of countless individuals throughout the country, why was that not enough to join and support the NYPD in its investigation of Pimentel?

Ray Sanchez

Jose Pimentel, New York Bombing Suspect, Was Frustrated By Unemployment, Mother Says | Ray Sanchez | Posted 11.22.2011 | Latino Voices

NEW YORK -- The mother of the man accused of plotting to build and detonate bombs in New York said Monday that her son had grown increasingly frustrat...

David Ramirez

All Eyes On Hamilton Heights After Arrest Of Dominican-Born Man In Terror Plot | David Ramirez | Posted 11.22.2011 | Latino Voices

Jose Pimentel, the American citizen of Dominican origin, who was arrested under the suspicion of plotting to commit a terrorist attack in New York, wa...

Terror Suspect's Mother: 'I Didn't Raise Him That Way'

Posted 11.21.2011 | New York

The mother of Jose Pimentel, the alleged al-Qaida sympathizer arrested for plotting to kill US military personnel returning from Iraq and Afghanistan ...

Andrea Stone

Homeland Security Chair Comments On NYC Terror Plot | Andrea Stone | Posted 01.20.2012 | New York

House Homeland Security Chairman Peter King (R-N.Y.) said Sunday evening that radicalized Muslim converts like Jose Pimentel, the Dominican-born U.S. ...