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Terrorist Attack

Ryan J. Reilly

Video Shows It Can Take Just 2 Seconds To Hijack A Plane

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A video produced by anonymous airline employees is circulating around Capitol Hill, meant to show members of Congress that airplane cock...

NRC Probes Indian Point Security Lapses

Roger Witherspoon | Posted 02.02.2014 | Green
Roger Witherspoon

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is investigating possibly major lapses in security at the Indian Point nuclear power plants, including the prospect that criminal elements are using parts of the plants' drills for their own training.

Testimony Reveals Shocking Level of Pentagon Computer Errors Affecting 9/11 Legal Defense

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 11.18.2013 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Air Force Col. Karen Mayberry, testifying in full uniform, at times looked almost embarrassed responding to questions from defense lawyers that verified the problems they'd been complaining to the military commissions about for months.

Last Hospitalized Boston Bombing Victim Discharged

AP | RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 09.23.2013 | Crime

BOSTON -- The last hospitalized Boston Marathon bombing victim hobbled gingerly on crutches and stopped to hug nurses, therapists and two rescuers bef...

From Strength to Strength

Sarri Singer | Posted 09.17.2013 | Impact
Sarri Singer

Ten years ago somebody tried to murder me. Here I am today, celebrating this milestone of survival, watching the hustle and bustle of life going on in the exact spot where I was screaming, bloody and burnt by a terrorist.

The Boston Marathon Bombing as a Collective Trauma

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Robert D. Stolorow

A tragedy like this brings us face-to-face with our existential vulnerabilities -- vulnerabilities to harm, death, and loss -- and the existential vulnerability of all those we love and, perhaps worst of all, the limitedness or our ability to protect them.

Fort Hood Hero Claims Obama 'Betrayed' Her

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Former Fort Hood police sergeant Kimberly Munley told ABC News that President Barack Obama broke promises he made to take care of victims of the Novem...

Mitt Romney Tells Story Of Meeting Former Navy SEAL Who Was Later Killed In Libya

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

It seemed like a lighthearted, self-deprecating story at first, as Mitt Romney told a crowd of supporters in Van Meter, Iowa, Tuesday that he and his ...

Ex-Naval Officer Gets Prison Time For 9/11 Fraud

AP | By NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 12.12.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A retired naval officer honored for helping rescue fellow Pentagon workers in the 2001 terrorist attack was sentenced Monday to 3 1/2 y...

Andrea Stone

Is The Government Omitting Anti-Abortion Violence From Its Main Terrorism Database?

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal government's main database of global terrorism includes tens of thousands of attacks over the last seven years, a survey of ...

10 Years Ago: A Letter To My American Friends

Tihomir Kukolja | Posted 11.14.2011 | Religion
Tihomir Kukolja

Ever since September 11, I've been asking myself: How does a vision of Christ who has embraced all, including Muslims, influence the way I relate to other people today?

Terror Attack Threat In Sweden

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 11.11.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM — Swedish police arrested four people on suspicion of preparing a terror attack and evacuated an arts center in the country's second l...

Will Terror Strike Again? More Than Half of New Yorkers Say Yes

Inae Oh | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York

The threat of terror still looms high, even ten years after September 11th, as more than half of New Yorkers believe the city will face another terror...

Former Officials: Al Qaeda Still Likely To Use WMDs

AP | By KIMBERLY DOZIER | Posted 09.27.2011 | World

ASPEN, Colo. -- A chemical or biological attack by al-Qaida and its offshoots remains a threat, despite the killing of terror leader Osama bin Laden, ...

U.S. Attack Still 'Significant Goal' For Al Qaeda: Official

Posted 09.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Striking the United States remains a "significant goal" for al Qaeda and its affiliates nearly a decade after the September...

Lila Shapiro

After Bin Laden's Death, Wall Street Breathes Tentative Sigh Of Relief

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.02.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- On September 11, 2001, the financial services industry suffered heavy fatalities when New York's World Trade Center was destroyed by two h...

What We Can Learn from (Calm)Swedes

Christina Patterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Patterson

On Monday, Sweden was awash with candles. How do I know? I know, because 13 December is Sankta Lucia, the feast day of St Lucy, when pretty blonde gir...

Countries With Extreme Risk Of Terrorist Attack (PHOTOS): 2010 Global Terrorism Risk Index

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Somalia has the unfortunate distinction of being the country at the highest risk for a terrorist attack, according to a newly published report. Publ...

Iraq Suicide Bomber Kills 32 Shiite Pilgrims

AP | BARBARA SURK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Militants struck across the Iraqi capital Wednesday, killing more than 50 people, including 32 in a suicide bombing that targeted pilg...

Bali Bombing Mastermind May Have Been Killed, Say Officials

AP | ROD McGUIRK | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A top-ranked Southeast Asian militant wanted for planning the deadliest terrorist attack in Indonesia's history has been ki...

Hoekstra Under Fire For politicization of attempted terror attack

The Hill's Blog Briefing Room | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-Mich.) is under some fire for citing his response to an attempted airline bombing in campaign fundraising literature....

Frank Rich: The Missing Link Between Fort Hood And The War In Afghanistan

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For all the right's jeremiads, its own brand of political correctness kept it from connecting two crucial dots: how our failing war against terrorists...

Reading the Pictures: This Kid Abdulmutallab

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2009-12-31-headshot.jpgPictures circulating of Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on a school trip to London in '03 is making it near impossible for the right-wing to hype his danger.

White House Responds To Cheney: Your 'Bellicose Rhetoric' Did Nothing

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House responded sharply to criticism from Dick Cheney over the administration's response to a botched terror attack. In a blog post, White H...

9/11 Anniversary iPhone App A Memorial To Attacks

Mashable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

To help you recall and remember what occurred eight years ago today, there's an app called "9/11 Numbers" which brings the sobering realities of Septe...