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Najibullah Zazi Terror Probe

The NYPD's Najibullah Shuffle

Len Levitt | Posted 07.14.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Let's get this straight, readers. The NYPD did not -- repeat, did not -- undermine the FBI's investigation of Najibullah Zazi's 2009 plot to blow up the New York subways. At least, that's what Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says.

The Feds' Leak Investigation: Probe or Payback?

Len Levitt | Posted 10.01.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Since his appointment as FBI Director in 2001, Robert Mueller has refrained from criticizing Kelly. While Mueller has not changed his public stance about Kelly, one wonders whether the leak probe could be a form of payback.

WATCH: New NYPD Super Dogs Will Hunt For Explosives In Crowds

Posted 08.02.2011 | New York

If this dog jumps on you while you're walking to the train, you're in some serious trouble. NBC New York recently caught up with the NYPD's newest ...

New York City's Topsy-Turvy Terrorism War [Con't]

Len Levitt | Posted 07.23.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

This recent disagreement between the NYPD and the FBI reflects a level of distrust that has only deepened over the past decade. Yet distrust is only part of the problem.

Adnan Shukrijumah, Al Qaeda Operative, Linked To New York Subway Plot

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — U.S. counterterrorism officials have linked one of the nation's most wanted terrorists to last year's thwarted plot to bomb the New Y...

Zarein Ahmedzay, NYC Terror Suspect, To Plead Guilty

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A New York man said Friday that a plan to attack the city subway system was ordered by al-Qaida leaders two years ago while he was in...

A Failure to Communicate

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

There is more cause for concern about the NYPD's Lone Cowboy behavior the more we learn about its dealings with the Queens imam who jeopardized the investigation into the subway bombing plot.

Ahmad Wais Afzali Pleads Guilty In Terror Case Connected To Najibullah Zazi's Plot

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An imam linked to the suspects in an aborted suicide bomb plot against New York City pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to the FBI &...

Najibullah Zazi Planned To Kill Rush Hour Subway Commuters: Police

AP | TOM HAYS and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A man who admitted plotting to bomb the city's subway system wanted to do so with the help of at least two other bombers during rush ...

Terror Suspect Had Contact With Bin Laden's Righ-Hand Man

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Eric Holder: NYC Terror Plot Was One Of Most Serious Since 9/11

AP | DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday the alleged terror plot disrupted in New York was "one of the most serious in the United ...

Police Question Adis Medunjanin, Zarein Ahmedzay In New York Terror Probe

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Federal investigators have questioned two men whose photographs were shown to a Muslim religious leader along with a picture of an Af...

Obama In New York To Raise Money For Bill Owens, Thank FBI For Zazi Terror Arrest

AP | BEN FELLER and LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The leader who prods his critics to put politics aside is doing anything but these days: President Barack Obama is campaigning for hi...

Najibullah Zazi: Police Briefly Lost Terror Suspect On Subway | Anthony M. Destefano | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Investigators tailing suspected terrorist Najibullah Zazi early last month briefly lost him in the city subway system, heightening already mounting co...

The Bankrupt Terrorist

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

The media reports of the plot being hatched by Najibullah Zazi offer tantalizing glimpses into his life. The two Zazi's that emerge, and eventually collide, represent two cultures and two identities trying to co-exist.

NYC Terror Plot Accomplices Known

AP | TOM HAYS and DEVLIN BARRETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — After interrupting what they believed was a terrorist plot on New York City with a series of raids and arrests, authorities have inte...

Queens Storage Sites Searched For Quaeda Bomb-Making Materials

New York Daily News | Alison Gendar, James Gordon Meek, John Marzulli, Rocco Parascandola and Corky Siemaszko | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Detectives were combing Queens storage facilities on Monday for stockpiled explosive chemicals that Al Qaeda terror thugs planned to use to bomb New Y...

What This Week's Terrorism Arrests Reveal About the Post-9/11 Strategy

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Levin, J.D.

One thing is certain, authorities have powerful tools to get people off the streets in the array of statutes that they have at their disposal. They also have an extraordinarily difficult job of balancing their obligations.

Najibullah Zazi: Feds Prepare Charges Against Airport Shuttle Driver In Terror probe

AP/ The Huffington Post | By STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

UPDATE From CNN: FBI agents raid home of man questioned in terror plot: AURORA, Colorado (CNN) -- FBI agents late Saturday arrested Najibullah Zazi, ...