iOS app Android app

Terror Plot

Al Qaeda Talking About 'Major Attack'

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

The unusual US decision to close its diplomatic missions en masse in the Middle East Sunday was prompted by intercepts of high-ranking Al-Qaeda operat...

4 Arrested In Terror Plot

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.20.2012 | Los Angeles

Four California residents are suspected of plotting to wage "violent jihad," by joining forces with al Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan. Feder...

Man Arrested In Suspected Terror Plot To Attack Federal Reserve In NYC

Posted 10.17.2012 | New York

A suspect has been arrested for allegedly plotting to attack the Federal Reserve building in New York City on Wednesday. ABC reports federal autho...

Terrorism Suspect To Plead Guilty In Deal

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 09.11.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A 29-year-old Chicago man accused of plotting a suicide bombing overseas and claiming he was inspired by a radical Muslim cleric has a...

Danish Terror Plot Foiled

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 07.29.2012 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Two Danish brothers originally from Somalia were given four weeks of pre-trial detention Tuesday after they were arrested ...

FBI Didn't Tell NYPD About Terror Plot

Posted 05.17.2012 | New York

FBI chief Robert Mueller was grilled during a senate panel Wednesday by Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) over the bureau's failure to communicate the deta...

Would-be Subway Bomber Recounts Evolution Of Attack Plot

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 06.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The admitted bomb-maker in a foiled plot against the city's subways appeared in public Tuesday for the first time in more than two ...

Jose Pimentel Informant Has Own Legal Woes: Attorney

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 01.23.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A confidential informant who helped build a terror case against a man charged with crafting homemade bombs to attack post offices and...

Peter King Makes Questionable Statement About Iran

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York Congressman Peter King says the U.S. should kick out Iranian officials at the U.N. in New York and in Washington because many o...

Joshua Hersh

Iran Assassination Plot: Skeptics Question Motive And Method Of An 'Amateur Hour' Scheme

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- One national security analyst called it "amateur hour" and compared it to the work of the "Keystone Kops." Another described it as a "fu...

The Mystery Behind The Restaurant Iranians Allegedly Chose As Assassination Target

The New Republic | Timothy Noah | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

There is much that is troubling about this plot, which the Saudi embassy properly denounced as "a despicable violation of international norms, standar...

U.S., Mexico Cooperated To Foil D.C. Terror Plot

AP | E. EDUARDO CASTILLO | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

MEXICO CITY — Mexico worked closely with U.S. authorities to help foil an alleged $1.5 million plot to kill the Saudi Arabian ambassador to Wash...

Eric Holder: Iran Will Be Held Accountable For Terror Plot

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 12.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration accused Iranian government agents Tuesday of plotting to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in the United St...

Terror Plot Disrupted

Posted 12.11.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Justice Department is accusing the Iranian government of trying to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States i...

DOJ: U.S. Citizen Charged In Pentagon, Capitol Terror Plot

Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

A 26-year-old Massachusetts man has been arrested in connection with a plot to attack the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol using an aircraft filled with C-4 ...

Justice Department: Two Arrested In Seattle Terror Plot

AP | GENE JOHNSON | Posted 08.23.2011 | Crime

SEATTLE — The massacre at Fort Hood, Texas, and the ongoing war crimes prosecutions of Washington state soldiers helped inspire a terror plot in...

Double Agent Tipped Involved In Terror Plot

The Guardian | Peter Walker, Johnny McDevitt and Agencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Yemen has revealed that a former Guantánamo Bay detainee who fled to the country from Saudi Arabia after his release by the US tipped off authorities...

Closing In: Yemen Bombmaker A Key Suspect In Terror Plot

AP | PAUL SCHEMM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — He is suspected of packing explosives into the underwear of a Nigerian accused of trying to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner last Christmas ...

Top Five Reasons Al Qaeda In Yemen Will Be Hard To 'Destroy'

Christian Science Monitor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Friday's discovery of US-bound suspicious packages that originated in Yemen highlights the threat of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a 2009 ...

Mumbai-Style Terror Plot Uncovered In Europe

AP | PAISLEY DODDS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Police increased their guard around Buckingham Palace and other landmarks Wednesday as security officials monitored what they described...

Chicago-Area Men Sentenced In Plot To Kill American Soldiers

AP | JOHN SEEWER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

TOLEDO, Ohio — Two cousins from the Chicago area who admitted they wanted to kill American soldiers in Iraq as part of a plot centered in Ohio w...

Chicago Man Accused Of Attempting To Aid Al Qaida

AP | DON BABWIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A 26-year-old Chicago man who claimed to be inspired by a radical Muslim cleric was charged after the FBI uncovered his plot to go to ...

The Evangelical "Mainstream" Insanity Behind the Michigan "End Times" Militia

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Feeding the paranoid delusions of people on the fringe of the fringe contributes to a dangerous climate that may provoke violence in a few individuals.

Thomas Piatek Claims Mistaken Identity: Indiana Militia Member Says He Did Not Plot To Kill Cops

NBC Chicago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

At least one of the men arrested in a weekend raid says Feds got the wrong guy. Thomas Piatek, 46, a truck driver from Whiting, Indiana, is one of ...

Chicago Taxi Driver Accused Of Supporting Al-Qaida

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Federal prosecutors charged a Chicago cab driver on Friday with attempting to provide funds for explosives to al-Qaida and discussing ...