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Faisal Shahzad

Faisal Shahzad
Faisal Shahzad is a suspect in May 1, 2010 Times Square bombing attempt. Shahzad was arrested on May 3 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, where he was apprehended aboard a flight that was about to take off for Dubai. A naturalised American, Shahzad moved to the United States in 1998.
Faisal Shahzad is a suspect in May 1, 2010 Times Square bombing attempt. Shahzad was arrested on May 3 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, where he was apprehended aboard a flight that was about to take off for Dubai. A naturalised American, Shahzad moved to the United States in 1998. « Show less

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  • A terror suspect in our midst

    A  terror suspect in our midst
    It's difficult to know whether to feel more alarmed or relieved by the news that the FBI today arrested a man who they say intended to detonate a car bomb outside a military recruiting station in Catonsville. As in a case in Portland, Ore., in which a young man has been charged with trying to blow up a Christmas tree lighting ceremony, officials say they had been tracking the suspect in the Catonsville case, a recent convert to Islam named Antonio Martinez, and had provided him with bogus explosives that posed no harm to the public. Are we to marvel that the FBI apparently got its man, or to tremble at just how frequently — and close to home — it is being tested?
  • Who and where were Bowe Bergdahl's captors? And why?

    The armed Taliban fighters who captured Bowe Bergdahl in southeastern Afghanistan on June 30, 2009, quickly handed him to a far more dangerous group that shuttled him between hide-outs in Pakistan's rugged tribal belt for the next five years. For much...

    Americans radicalized by Al Qaeda are a big concern

    Americans radicalized by Al Qaeda are a big concern
    WASHINGTON — With Al Qaeda militants surging in the Middle East and North Africa, top U.S. law enforcement officials are increasingly concerned about efforts to recruit and radicalize American citizens by drawing them to the restive region and...

    Times Square Bomber Spars With Judge As She Sentences Him To Life

    Times Square Bomber Spars With Judge As She Sentences Him To Life
    The man who confessed to trying to blow up a car bomb in Times Square was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday morning after a twenty minute exchange of words with the judge. That courtroom give-and-take between Faisal Shahzad and Judge Miriam Cedarbaum...

    Anwar Awlaki's killing: Why it doesn't feel like a victory [The conversation]

     
    Anwar Awlaki's killing in Yemen on Friday has reignited two debates that are sure to dominate this weekend's conversation. While many Americans cheer the blow to Al Qaeda, civil libertarians, including Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul, are...