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Trouble Looms as Kenya Struggles to Combat Terrorism

Trouble Looms as Kenya Struggles to Combat Terrorism

03.25.2014
While the media's gaze may sharpen on Somalia, the port city of Mombasa is becoming increasingly known for acts of terrorism, counterterrorism...

Bin Laden Relative Could Be Held Responsible for Deaths of Thousands

03.21.2014
There are lots of reasons one might be concerned about the severity of U.S. terrorism law. But I wouldn't expect criticism of this aspect...
Gitmo Prosecutors Want Probe Into KSM 'Propaganda' Leak To HuffPost

Gitmo Prosecutors Want Probe Into KSM 'Propaganda' Leak To HuffPost

Ryan J. Reilly  03.18.2014
WASHINGTON -- Government prosecutors have asked a military judge to investigate how The Huffington Post obtained 36-page manifesto written...

'Green News Report' - March 18, 2014

03.18.2014
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Secret federal memo warns entire nationwide electric grid...

Asia and Air Security

03.17.2014
As has unfortunately been the case in the past, it is now taking such a tragedy to focus minds, governments, and budgets, on the problem....

Specter of Terrorism Rises from Missing MH 370

03.17.2014
Malaysian officials said Monday that police were investigating flight crew, cabin crew, a lone and independent jet engineer, and all passengers...

What Israeli Airport Security Can Teach the World

03.17.2014
If more airport authorities were to adopt Ben Gurion's approach, surely it would be more difficult for those intending to do harm to succeed....

The Trial of Bin Laden's Son-in-Law and Why Not to Torture a Terrorist

03.14.2014
To an American observer, that may sound astonishing. Why would he just confess? In fact, that happens all the time in these cases. The...

Snowden's Lawyer: Forget About Orwell, Worry About Kafka

03.12.2014
"All of this stuff was classified. Not just classified; it was classified at the highest level. These were the secrets that the government...
Feinstein v. the CIA: A Moment of Truth

Feinstein v. the CIA: A Moment of Truth

03.12.2014
It was a truly historic moment on Tuesday when Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein took to the Senate floor to warn that...

FGM Is an Act of Terrorism -- Not an Act of Islam

03. 7.2014
Extremists ascribing to Islam and anti-Islam extremists may passionately hate each other -- but both agree on much. One such myth both...

Let Americans Never Have to Ask Ourselves, 'Who Lost Egypt?'

03. 7.2014
If Americans are still interested in playing a major role in the Middle East, or even just the Gulf region, strong relations with Egypt...

Weapons of Mass Construction: Reading, Writing, Arithmetic

03. 6.2014
[This week every year Graduation Day reverberates through the Klong Toey slums of Bangkok, Thailand for hundreds of poor students (nearly...

Pentagon Calls Climate Change Impacts 'Threat Multipliers,' Could Enable Terrorism

03. 6.2014
The U.S. Department of Defense released the 2014 version of its Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) Tuesday, declaring the threat of climate...