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Andrea Stone

Big Changes On No-Fly List | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The number of U.S. citizens and green card holders on the FBI's terror watch list has more than doubled since Christmas 2009, when the a...

Mike Sacks

Feds Disclose New Details From Underwear Bomber | Mike Sacks | Posted 02.11.2012 | Politics

The United States on Friday submitted a memorandum to a Michigan federal judge revealing that terrorist leader Anwar al Awlaki had more direct involve...

Underwear Bomber's Sentence Postponed

AP | By ED WHITE | Posted 01.07.2012 | World

DETROIT -- A judge on Friday postponed the sentencing of a Nigerian who tried to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner but said passengers who can't make t...

Andrea Stone

Congressman Sees U.S. Threat In Nigerian Terrorist Attacks | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Few terrorism experts would deny that a radical Islamist sect that has made a series of increasingly audacious attacks in Nigeria, inclu...

Officials: Bomb-Maker Linked To 2009 Christmas Day Plot Likely Killed In Yemen Drone Strike

AP | By ADAM GOLDMAN and MATT APUZZO | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- U.S. intelligence indicates that the top al-Qaida bomb-maker in Yemen also died in the drone strike that killed radical cleric Anwar al-...

U.S. Orders Nonessential Diplomats To Leave Yemen

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 07.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — The State Department on Wednesday ordered nonessential U.S. diplomats to depart Yemen and urged all Americans there to leave as sec...

Full Body Scanners, Pat-Downs, and Democracy

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The new airport security measures demonstrate a frightening willingness on the part of the government regulators to apply an authoritarian, and ultimately nonsensical, logic to a real, but controllable security problem.

Faisal Shahzad Had Contact With Anwar al Awlaki, Key Figure In Fort Hood, Christmas Day Attacks

ABC News | RICHARD ESPOSITO, CHRIS VLASTO and CHRIS CUOMO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But according to these sources, Shahzad also had a web of jihadist contacts that included big names tied to terror attacks in the U.S. and abroad, inc...

Holder Reiterates Support for Miranda Rule -- But Still Wants to Change It

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Even as Holder insisted that Miranda rights have been effective tools for fighting terrorism, he repeated his recent statement that he wants to work with Congress to "clarify" and "modernize" the public safety exception.

The Propaganda of 'Holy Warriors'

Firas Al-Atraqchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Firas Al-Atraqchi

Propaganda of modern-day myths depicting angels fighting alongside "holy warriors" is being used to indoctrinate a minority of young disenfranchised Muslims with flights of fantasy and the glories of jihad.

Ryan Grim

Ashcroft: 'When You Have A Person In The Criminal Justice System, You Mirandize Them' | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Attorney General John Ashcroft said on Friday that he had a very straightforward policy on when and whether to read Miranda Rights to people ca...

John Brennan Embroiled In High Pitched Fight With GOP Over Terrorism Policy

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Brennan, Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, is now President Barack Obama's official attack dog in an e...

Sam Stein

McConnell: Larry King Is Better Interrogator Than FBI | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Leading Republican senators stepped up their attacks on the administration Thursday for its handling of the interrogation of the Christmas Day bomber....

Shoe Bomber Richard Reid Was Also Read Miranda Rights

Politico | Mike Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans may have a hard time keeping up their talking point about how reading Miranda rights to the Christmas Day bomber represented a dangerous n...