A year after Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Navy SEALS, the terrorist organization he founded has been substantially weakened, but its offshoots in Yemen, Somalia, Iraq and elsewhere remain a threat
The Pentagon is creating a new intelligence service aimed at gathering information on terrorist networks, weapons of mass destruction and other emerging concerns, a senior defense official said Monday.
Court documents and statements by his family and others provide details of Majid Khan's journey from Baltimore County to Camp 7 at Guantanamo Bay, a detention center so secret that its location within the base is classified.
In a ceremony at the Pentagon, hosted by General Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, on Jan. 6, Brigadier General Ralph O. Baker, an Aberdeen High School graduate, was promoted to major general in the United States Army.
The fact that the Navy's Fifth Fleet was the one to declare the U.S. intention to keep the Straight of Hormuz clear, rather than the president or secretary of defense, suggested a weakening of the principle of civilian control of the military
The Conscious Mother: A year ago I decided to introduce a new idea into the family unit that I called, "Word of the Week". I did this to encourage more forward-thinking dinner conversations. Having never done this, I had absolutely no way of knowing how husband or son would receive my suggestion. If you can't let your hair down in your own home, where can you let it down, right?
Maryland Rep. C.A. "Dutch" Ruppersberger says the cooperation shown by Democrats and Republicans in passing an intelligence appropriations bill shows members of Congress can work together despite the partisan divide
Bill Volenick is an 80-year-old Korean War veteran who enlisted in the Army in the 1950s. Sean Keyman is a 26-year-old veteran who served eight months in Iraq a few years ago. But for both men, their time spent serving their country helped shape them into who they are today
Officers in the Baltimore Police Department's Southern District will have new computers, bikes and other gadgets thanks to $300,000 in gifts from three benefactors, who hope to spur donations from city businesses in other districts.
Incriminating statements made to police after El Soundani Elwahhabi allegedly murdered a fellow inmate at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital for the Criminally Insane will be admissible during trial, Howard County Circuit Court Judge Timothy J. McCrone ruled during a pre-trial motions hearing Friday, July 8.
Arthur William Divens Sr., a World War II submariner who later worked for the Central Intelligence Agency and the Maryland Mass Transit Administration, died June 25 of heart failure at Genesis Elder Care Center in Severna Park. He was 86.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun