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CIA Sought Ahmad Hikmat Shakir, Alleged 'Gay Terrorist,' To Penetrate Al-Qaida

New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

... A new story about the run-up to 9/11 has emerged--a previously undisclosed, covert C.I.A. effort to recruit a spy to penetrate Al Qaeda a year and...

Exploring What It Means to be a Terrorist

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

If the country is facing a war on terror, then we need to understand that any violence against innocent civilians that is intended to make a political statement is terror, no matter where it comes from.

HAL -- The Cockpit Serial Killer

John T. Halliday | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John T. Halliday

Let's shift the balance of power in the cockpit back to humans. As MIT's R. John Hansman explains, "Less is more." Dumb cockpit computers down; let pilots be pilots

FBI Agents Missed Chance To Stop Atta, Informant Says

ABC News | BRIAN ROSS and VIC WALTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On the eve of the eight year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, an FBI informant who infiltrated alleged terrorist cells in the U.S. tells ABC News the ...