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Terrorist Attacks

Dedicated to the Employees of Malaysia Airlines

Helen Davey | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Helen Davey

As a veteran Pan Am flight attendant from 1965 to 1986, and a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist for the past 27 years, I feel compelled to reach out t...

Countering a Culture of Fear

Roraima A. Andriani | Posted 09.01.2014 | Impact
Roraima A. Andriani

The terrorist attacks perpetrated in Boston, London, Mumbai, Nairobi and New York, and the kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria, have all been amplified by communication. The fear of crime is becoming almost as pervasive and harmful as crime itself.

NYC Company Exploits 9/11 To Sell Concert Cruise Tickets

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.12.2014 | Business

Add this to the list of shameless attempts to exploit 9/11. A company that sails concert cruises around New York Harbor, including past the World T...

The Syrian Conundrum: The Growing Threat of Returning Jihadi Fighters

Wolfgang Petritsch | Posted 08.10.2014 | World
Wolfgang Petritsch

With Assad's armed forces seemingly on the verge of military victory over the rebels, it is important to ask what will happen to the ever-increasing influx of jihadi fighters, from both Islamic countries and the West alike, once the rebel defeat is obvious.

Forgetting the 9/11 Victims

American Anthropological Association | Posted 08.10.2014 | Impact
American Anthropological Association

Now that the museum's opening is over, and the public has been given its space for remembering, it is time for the museum's administrators to return to the private suffering of the victims' families. It is not too late to give the 9/11 families the rights they deserve.

Kate Sheppard

Retired Navy SEAL Says Keystone XL Would Be Highly Vulnerable To Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON – If constructed, the Keystone XL pipeline would be highly vulnerable to terrorist attacks, according to a paper that an environmental gr...

Snowden: 'Disingenuous' For Government To 'Exploit' 9/11

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

Edward Snowden recalled his own experience on Sept. 11, 2001, to express his understanding of terrorism in an interview Wednesday with NBC News' Brian...

Jurors Hear Radical Cleric's Praise For 9/11 Attacks

Reuters | Posted 06.21.2014 | Politics

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK, April 21 (Reuters) - In a video of radical Islamic cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri shown to jurors at his trial on M...

Ryan J. Reilly

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

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Government prosecutors have asked a military judge to investigate how The Huffington Post obtained 36-page manifesto written by alleged ...

The Lockerbie Disaster: 25 Years Later

Helen Davey | Posted 02.22.2014 | World
Helen Davey

It was years ago that the first photographs of Pan Am's Clipper Maid of the Seas lying shattered in that Scottish meadow began flashing across television screens across the world. And it would mark the end of pleasant air travel for all of us.

9/11 Case Stalls for Mental Competency Hearing

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Daphne Eviatar

After Ramzi Bin al Shibh four times objected in court this week to the noisiness of his prison cell at night, the judge presiding over the September 11 military commission case on Thursday ordered he undergo a mental competency examination and stalled the case.

King: Terror Threat More Dangerous Than Ever Before

Patch | Posted 12.16.2013 | Politics

U.S. Rep. Peter King was in Concord on Dec. 16, helping Republicans raise money to take back the Legislature next year. ...

Congress Rethinking 9/11 Law

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress is rethinking the broad authority it gave the president to wage a war on terror after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in ...

Al Qaeda Document Reveals Groups Plans, Suggests Attacking Pipelines

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.23.2013 | World

Al Qaeda discussed attacking pipelines, dams, bridges, and other important infrastructure in the U.S. and Europe, according to a document seized from ...

Defense Lawyers Want Access to Secret Gitmo Prison Camp

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 03.31.2013 | World
Daphne Eviatar

Should defense lawyers in the September 11 terrorism case be allowed to visit the secret camp where their clients are imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay? And if so, how much access to the prison is enough?

Top 5 Reasons to Preserve the CIA Black Sites

Daphne Eviatar | Posted 03.27.2013 | Politics
Daphne Eviatar

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his four co-conspirators have asked the government to preserve the notorious "black sites" where U.S. agents tortured detainees after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Here are five good reasons the government should do so.

Teach Your Children Well

David Sable | Posted 02.16.2013 | Crime
David Sable

What should we do? Maybe the place to start is by hugging our own children and understanding that they are the proxy for all. Children -- all children -- are our future, our afterlives if you will. We need to protect and nurture them all.

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.

FBI Warns Of New Terrorist Threat

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday that terrorists may seek to train their own recruits or hire outsiders with an eye toward pur...

Andrea Stone

New Report Pinpoints Terrorism 'Hot Spots' In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 01.31.2012 | Politics

A study of nearly 40 years of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil reveals that nearly a third took place in just five major urban "hot spots": New York, Lo...

The Congress Is Wrong on This One

Michael S. Greco | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Michael S. Greco

No one questions that the U.S. military plays an important role in fighting terrorism but the Armed Forces do not want -- and are not equipped - also to serve as judge and jailor.

What Creates a Terrorist?

Paul Heroux | Posted 02.05.2012 | World
Paul Heroux

Considering that there are hundreds of millions of other Muslims who are subjected to the same U.S. foreign policies but do not commit terrorism, policy may be a necessary factor, but it is not sufficient.

Tyler Kingkade

Teachers Remember Dealing With 9/11 Unfolding In Their Classrooms

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.09.2011 | Education

WASHINGTON -- Middle school teacher Yvonne Mason thought she was prepared for anything in her classroom. Then the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 20...

Watch: White House Issues 9/11 Observance Guidelines

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

The White House has issued guidelines on how the upcoming tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks should be commemorated. In his weekly te...

Mike Huckabee Is Cashing In On This, And Critics Are Calling It 'Blood Money'

Posted 10.14.2011 | Education

Mike Huckabee set pundits ablaze last week when his "Learn Our History: TimeCycle Academy" released an educational animated video for kids about the 9...