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  • After Boston, beware DIY attacks: Front & Center

    After Boston, beware DIY attacks: Front & Center
    A year after two terrorist bombs killed three people and injured more than 260 at the Boston Marathon, law-enforcement agencies and security experts are still dissecting the details of that devastating day for lessons that might prevent similar attacks in...
  • FBI director in Chicago: 'Painfully aware' of city's gun violence

    FBI director in Chicago: 'Painfully aware' of city's gun violence
    In his first visit to Chicago since becoming director of the FBI, James Comey said today he is “painfully aware” of the city’s seemingly intractable gun violence and plans to direct more federal resources at the problem. Comey, who was...
  • Accusation of FBI intrusion stalls 9/11 hearing

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A military judge abruptly recessed the first 9/11 trial hearing of the year Monday after defense lawyers accused the FBI in open court of trying to turn a defense team security officer into a secret informant. If true,...
  • Accusation of FBI spying stalls 9/11 hearing

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A military judge abruptly recessed the first 9/11 trial hearing of the year Monday after defense lawyers accused the FBI in open court of trying to turn a defense team security officer into a secret informant. If true,...
  • Sahara Islamists release video of Algerian diplomat hostage: agency

    NOUAKCHOTT (Reuters) - Sahara-based Islamists holding three Algerian diplomats hostage have sent a video of one of them to Mauritania's ANI news agency, ANI said, the first proof of life in over a year. Seven Algerians were kidnapped in the north Mali...
  • Secret Senate report harshly critical of CIA interrogations

    Secret Senate report harshly critical of CIA interrogations
    WASHINGTON — A secret Senate report on the CIA's treatment of Al Qaeda detainees from 2001 to 2006 concludes that the spy agency used brutal, unauthorized interrogation techniques, misrepresented key elements of the program to policymakers and the...
  • CIA's use of harsh interrogation went beyond legal authority, Senate report says

    WASHINGTON A still-secret Senate Intelligence Committee report calls into question the legal foundation of the CIA's use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques on suspected terrorists, a finding that challenges the key defense on...
  • Our Army's uncivil war

    After battling Osama bin Laden, Saddam Hussein, al-Qaida, the Taliban, forest fires, hurricanes and floods, America's Army is now fighting itself. This battle of brothers, however, is over how to downsize in the face of cuts imposed by the Obama...
  • Al-Qaida rebels strike Syrian town seeking access to Iraq, oil

    BEIRUT A rogue al-Qaida offshoot Thursday shocked its rivals in the Syrian rebellion with a surprise offensive in far southeastern Syria, in an attempt to take control of a strategic border crossing with Iraq as well as rebel-held oilfields in the area....
  • Blizzard of words replaces memos in 'The Unknown Known'

    "The Unknown Known" is history and philosophy colored, compelling and sometimes convoluted told through some of the possibly millions of memos Donald Rumsfeld dictated during his career. An estimated 20,000 alone were crafted during the George W. Bush...
  • At 'Donkey Springs', bombers choke off Iraq oil exports

    MOSUL/BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Militants whose bombs have shut Iraq's main northern oil export pipeline for 40 days are preventing repairs, threatening to extend an outage that is already the longest since the days of sanctions in the 1990s. Targeting the...
  • Lawyers for alleged USS Cole bomber seek details on CIA rendition program

    MIAMI Just-released transcripts of a secret session at the Guantanamo war court show defense lawyers want a list of the countries where the CIA secretly jailed the alleged USS Cole bomber, and the names of people who worked at the agency's black sites....