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Anti-Terrorism Rules Have Lapsed Due To Shutdown

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The shutdown has paralyzed many government functions over the last week and a half. One of them is the enforcement of standards designed...

Obama, Nigerian President Commit To Fighting Terrorism

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The White House says President Barack Obama and Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan have reaffirmed their commitment to fighting terroris...

A Failed Formula for Worldwide War

Nick Turse | Posted 12.25.2012 | World
Nick Turse

Instead of trying yet again to find exactly the right formula or even reinventing warfare, perhaps the U.S. military needs to reinvent itself and its raison d'être if it's ever to break out of its long cycle of failure.

Nuclear Power Plant Workers Sleep, Watch DVDs On The Job, Says Lawsuit

AP | Posted 09.13.2012 | New York

BUCHANAN, N.Y. -- A security lieutenant at New York's Indian Point nuclear power complex has filed a lawsuit claiming the plant is unsecure, and that ...

Welcome to the New Normal

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

Barack Obama has normalized George W. Bush's Wall Street, education, and "anti-terrorism" policies. So, welcome to the new normal, where Wall Street criminals go free, whistleblowers are prosecuted, and tens of millions are unemployed.

Protecting Detroit From Terrorists: How a Softer Approach Overseas Could Help

Dr. Richard Chasdi | Posted 06.16.2012 | Detroit
Dr. Richard Chasdi

Here is a scenario of a terrorist assault against the Ambassador Bridge and the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel along with a set of counter-terror practices we could employ to protect ourselves. It's an unsettling story but one that needs to be heard.

Confronting Neo-Nazi And Skinhead Fanaticism In Northern Europe?

Kemal Argon | Posted 03.24.2012 | Religion
Kemal Argon

This kind of interfaith work might be compared to throwing a small stone into a pond: there is usually not a big splash but the ripples slowly proceed everywhere, bringing their important message.

Anyone for Proactive Nonviolence Against Terror?

Kemal Argon | Posted 02.26.2012 | Religion
Kemal Argon

If I listen to ordinary Americans talking candidly about their views of Muslims, I too often hear deep grief, anger, bitterness and resentment. But I believe that most of these folks are actually not Islamophobic and don't want to be.

What's The CIA Doing At NYPD? Depends Whom You Ask

AP | ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 12.17.2011 | New York

WASHINGTON — Working inside the New York Police Department is one of the CIA's most experienced clandestine operatives. He arrived in July as th...

WATCH: A Rare Look Inside Ray Kelly Anti-Terrorism Force

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.26.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The chief of the New York Police Department says city police could take down a plane if necessary. Commissioner Ray Kelly tells CBS' "...

Leaked FBI Materials Reveal More Shocking Anti-Muslim Bigotry

wired.com | Spencer Ackerman | Posted 11.23.2011 | Politics

Following months of denials, the FBI is now promising a "comprehensive review of all training and reference materials" after Danger Room revealed a se...

NYPD Eyed US Citizens In Intel Effort

AP | MATT APUZZO, EILEEN SULLIVAN and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 11.22.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The grainy photographs could have come from any undercover police file: A man in jeans talking on his cell phone. Another in a windbr...

A Fitting Tribute to 9/11 Victims: No Easy Access to Guns for Terrorists

Dennis A. Henigan | Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics
Dennis A. Henigan

In response to the horrific tragedy of September 11, 2001, federal officials have taken extraordinary steps to prevent other airliners from being turned into incendiary devices. Yet Congress has repeatedly failed to deny suspected or known terrorists easy access to guns and explosives.

NYPD's Anti-Terror Surveillance Not Unfair To Muslims: Bloomberg

Yahoo! News | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York

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Officially, There Is No Terrorism In Brazil

AP | By JULIANA BARBASSA | Posted 11.03.2011 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Khaled Hussein Ali lives in Sao Paulo and allegedly works for al-Qaida. But this does not mean he is a terrorist. In fact, no one i...

Obama Expected To Announce Major Afghanistan Troop Reduction

AP | ROBERT BURNS and JULIE PACE | Posted 08.21.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Facing a war-weary public, President Barack Obama is expected to call for a major withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan We...

Renewing the Patriot Act: Who Will Protect Us From Our Government?

John W. Whitehead | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics
John W. Whitehead

What the Patriot Act did was legitimize a violation of Americans' long-cherished privacy rights. Its passage has snowballed into a massive assault on our constitutional freedoms.

Friday Talking Points [147] -- Democrats Fighting The Good Fight

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Well, I don't know about anyone else, but I thought that was a pretty good week for Democrats. Maybe it's just the subject matter I've been tackling t...

Ratko Mladic, Europe's Most Wanted War Fugitive, Sought In Serbia

AP | DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbian authorities conducted another unsuccessful hunt for Europe's most-wanted war crimes fugitive Tuesday, pledging to mee...

Are So-Called 'Eco-Terrorists' Falsely Prosecuted?

John Robbins | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Robbins

More than a few public officials have been labeling as "terrorists" people whose beliefs threaten the status quo. If MLK Jr. or Gandhi were alive today, would they be prosecuted as terrorists?

Can't Win 'Hearts and Minds' Without Speech

Blake Bromley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Blake Bromley

The U.S. Supreme Court made it more difficult to fight the war on terrorism this week. They removed free speech from the arsenal of weapons available.

iWATCH: I Protect My Community

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Antonio Villaraigosa

This morning, I was at LAX with Chief Beck, Assistant Chief Michael Moore, Deputy Chief Mike Downing and Chief George Centeno (Airport PD) to launch i...

Islamic Society Provides Weak Evidence Against Times Square Bomb Attempt

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Terry Kelhawk

Next time, Muslim leadership should provide us with a verse strong enough to convince those who read it in context -- including terrorists -- that theirs is a religion of peace.

Sam Stein Discusses White House Anti-Terror Efforts, Cheney's Interviews

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Sam Stein appeared on "Morning Joe" Monday morning to weigh in on the Obama administration's anti-terrorism efforts. Yesterday, Vice President Joe ...

John Brennan: Stop Using Christmas Day Plot As A 'Political Football'

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's top counterterrorism adviser said Sunday that lawmakers and others are using national security to score po...