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Terror Suspects

French Terror Suspects Surrounded, Second Hostage Situation In Paris

AP | LORI HINNANT and RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 03.11.2015 | World

PARIS (AP) -- A gunman holding at least five hostages in a Paris kosher market has threatened to kill them if French authorities launch an assault on ...

Watch: Can We Ever Stop Torture?

Posted 10.20.2012 | Politics

President Obama closed the CIA's 'Black Sites' - secret prisons located abroad, where terror suspects were subjected to interrogation techniques that ...

Defense Bill Clears Senate Hurdle Despite White House Veto Threat

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats and Republicans are pushing for harsher sanctions against Iran's Central Bank as fears of Tehran developing a nucl...

A Timeline Of Recent Terror Attack Attempts In The U.S.

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Saudi engineering student who sought to make a bomb targeting including former President George W. Bush's home is due to appear in federal court tod...

Iraq Calls For Execution Of 39 Terror Suspects BEFORE Trial

AP | BUSHRA JUHI and QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Iraq's interior minister called Thursday for the death penalty for a group of 39 detained al-Qaida-linked suspects, even before they h...

Britain Scraps Detention Rule As Part Of Sweeping Terrorism Review

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — Britain will scrap rules that allow police to hold terror suspects for up to 28 days before they must be charged with a crime or releas...

Suspected Of Terrorism 'Dry Run,' Yemeni Men Now Freed Without Charge

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Two Yemeni men arrested on arrival from the United States on suspicion they may have been conducting a dry run for an a...

The Silence of the Sheep

William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Fisher

I recently reported that Director of National Intelligence Dennis Blair acknowledged that "the U.S. may, with executive approval, deliberately target and kill U.S. citizens who are suspected of being involved in terrorism."

Chicago man pleads not guilty in terror cases

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — A Chicago businessman accused of leading a double life as an international terrorist pleaded not guilty Monday to making plans for an ...

CIA 'Black Sites': Final Status Of The Facilities Remains In The Dark

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Whatever happened to the so-called "black sites," where suspected terrorists were held overseas by the CIA and submitted to harsh interrogations that ...

Homeland Security Considers Making People Fly Naked

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Responding to the botched terrorism attempt, the Department of Homeland Security announced today that it was considering a new rule that would force passengers to fly naked.

Gonzales Backtracks On Support For CIA Torture Investigation

Washington Times | Ben Conery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales said Thursday that his previous assertion that it was "legitimate to question and examine" charges of CIA ...

DNC: Cheney "Wrong" Then, "Wrong" Now On CIA Torture (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Controversy surrounding interrogation techniques used by the CIA on terror suspects under the Bush administration has been astir since President Obama...

Closing GITMO: Is This the Department of Justice's Detention Model?

William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Fisher

The government is already imprisoning, in the U.S., American citizens awaiting trial on terror-related charges, under what their supporters describe as draconian conditions.

Cheney: CIA Interrogators "Deserve Our Gratitude"

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Conservatives and liberals alike reacted critically, though for different reasons, to Attorney General Eric Holder's decision to ap...

C.I.A. Sought Blackwater's Help In Plan To Kill Jihadists

AP | PAMELA HESS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The CIA hired private contractors from Blackwater USA in 2004 as part of a secret program to kill top-level members of al-Qaida, bu...

Bryant Neal Vinas: American Offered To Be Al Qaeda Suicide Bomber: Document | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A New York man who pleaded guilty in January to charges of aiding al Qaeda was ready to be a suicide bomber for the organization, but was told he nee...

U.S. Relying More On Allies In Questioning Terror Suspects

New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT and MARK MAZZETTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United States is now relying heavily on foreign intelligence services to capture, interrogate and detain all but the highest-level terrorist suspe...

Obama Weighs Indefinite Detention Of Terror Suspects On U.S. Soil

Wall Street Journal | EVAN PEREZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is weighing plans to detain some terror suspects on U.S. soil -- indefinitely and without trial -- as part of a...