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Meet the People Preventing the Next 9/11

J. David Cox Sr. | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics
J. David Cox Sr.

TSA's track record speaks for itself. Not a single large airport has opted to privatize in the agency's 13-year history. And there has not been a single successful terrorist attack in the transportation sector since TSA took responsibility for security.

Gillibrand: U.S. Must Take On Islamic State Militants

AP | Posted 09.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand says it's critically important that the United States strongly confront the insurgent Islamic State organi...

Everybody Has an Opinion v.2.0

Michelle Kraus | Posted 09.07.2014 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

President Barack Obama is a deliberate man, and he will act decisively when the time is right. His words were steel from Europe on the execution of Steven Sotloff: "We will not forget. Our reach is long. Justice will be served." So buckle in for the long ride folks.

It's Time to Extend New Technology into War

Gil Laroya | Posted 09.02.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Drones are the natural progression of technology in war. They save lives, and make "safe battle" more of a reality.

Can ISIS Really Pose A Threat To Jordan?

Wikistrat | Posted 07.28.2014 | World
Wikistrat

Some analysts have argued that Jordan may be the next target of this radical Sunni militant group. This may be the case, but it will likely have limited impact and could even present Jordan with an opportunity to strengthen its strategic position.

How Dare Israel...

Martin Lewis | Posted 07.27.2014 | World
Martin Lewis

How DARE Israel be upset that the Arab enablers, spinners and propagandists have skillfully exploited images of the human shields that they cynically use as missile fodder to advance their anti-Israel, anti-Jewish fatwa.

WATCH: Toward A Risk-Based Approach To Aviation Security

Posted 07.24.2014 | Impact

Watch Live at 10:00 - 11:00am MDT (12:00 - 1:00pm EST). This session will examine threats to the aviation sector and how the Transportation Securit...

So Far 'I Am Pilgrim' Is the Best Book of 2014

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 08.21.2014 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Last year I stumbled on to a book by William Kent Krueger titled Ordinary Grace. It turned out to be the best novel I read that year. Now I have stumb...

Branding Terrorism for What It Really Is

Matt Freear | Posted 08.17.2014 | Politics
Matt Freear

Al Qaeda might have been "decimated" yet our fear of terrorism remains a specter that haunts our way of life, hindering our Constitution and foreign policy. We still allow easy cliches, propaganda and generalizations to decide our actions and obscure a way forward.

It's About Time, Again

Paula Gordon | Posted 08.06.2014 | Politics
Paula Gordon

For those who judge their financial interests or ideological blindness to be more reliable than evidence, American energy policy has been a success. For the rest of us, it has been clear for decades that the policy is an abject failure.

'A New Generation Of Terrorists'

time.com | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

In just three years, 12,000 foreign fighters have traveled to Syria to fight, according to a new report by the Soufan Group — and most arrive alread...

"Victory For Us Is To See You Suffer" Republicans Should Remember This When Criticizing Prisoner Swaps

H. A. Goodman | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Would giving up prisoners who have undoubtedly been replaced by new recruits or promotions embolden the Taliban? It's doubtful, considering that they don't need any more motivation than the "political, religious, and social purpose" they already possessed.

Terrorists Scared of School Girls

Mike Smith | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Mike Smith

Boko Haram

Benghazi ad Nauseam.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics
Sidonie Sawyer

As an American citizen, I feel lucky to be able to voice my concern and write about the issues haunting me as a human being. One thing in the news of late is the continuing debate over the events that took place in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, in Libya.

Obama Easing Immigration Rule For 'Limited' Supporters Of Terrorists

AP | ALICIA A. CALDWELL | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has eased the rules for would-be asylum-seekers, refugees and others who hope to come to the United State...

Al Qaeda Has Reaped Over $100 Million From Hostage Ransoms

Agence France Presse | | Posted 03.29.2014 | World

The UN Security Council on Monday demanded that countries not pay terrorist ransoms which the British backers of the move said have reaped Al-Qaeda an...

One Terrorist and Two Girls

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 03.04.2014 | World
Jasmina Tesanovic

In the former Yugoslavia, there used to be a joke about how to tell the difference between a Serbian girl and a Croatian girl: If you tell a Croatian girl she is pretty, she smiles, but if you say the same to a Serbian girl, she scowls.

Putin Downhill

Jeff Danziger | Posted 03.01.2014 | World
Jeff Danziger

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Pakistan Plans Anti-Terror Fight

Ben Barber | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Ben Barber

Pakistan plans to unleash a new anti-terrorist strategy within two weeks in the violent commercial capital Karachi, said a senior advisor to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif hours after Sharif met President Obama at the White House Wednesday.

Which Came First: The Chicken or the Terrorist?

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Tom Engelhardt

For many in this country, the Kenyan mall horror arrived out of the blue, out of nowhere, out of a place and a time without context. Next thing you know, it's all 24/7-ing on your TV set.

September 11: The Horror, The Hug and The Harmony

Christine Pelosi | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

In the 12 years since September 11, 2001, I've remembered viscerally the horror of the second plane, the hug from my mom, and the harmony on the Capitol Steps. In this September 11 anniversary, I remain ever hopeful for that harmony.

Twitter Just Booted Al Qaeda -- Again

AP | JASON STRAZIUSO | Posted 09.07.2013 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- The flagship Twitter account of al-Shabab, Somalia's al-Qaida-linked terror group, was closed Friday for the second time this year, ...

Marcus Sakey's Name Is On the Rise

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.19.2013 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Get ready. The name of Marcus Sakey is going to explode into your world. You may not have heard of him up to now or if you have it was just that some ...

The Amazing Story Of A Real Life Hostage Rescue

Thomas R. Combs | Posted 09.12.2013 | Fifty
Thomas R. Combs

September 1970. Within an hour of landing our C-130's in England, we were airborne and heading south. I stood in the flight deck as the navigator ripped open a sealed envelope and read it over the intercom to the rest of us. Terrorists had hijacked a commercial airliner and flown it to the desert somewhere in the Middle East.

Terror in the Texas Capitol

Martha Burk | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Martha Burk

The Lone Star State attack on women was just the latest in what is looking more and more like the new McCarthyism. It's a simple formula. If women speak up for their rights, label them nazis and terrorists -- and if you can get other women to do it, so much the better.