When the CIA set out to design a program to elicit intelligence from captured terrorists, it turned to two former Air Force psychologists with no practical interrogation experience and no specialized knowledge of al Qaeda, according to a Senate investigation released this week.
Iran is using American-made F-4 Phantom jets purchased during the time of the Shah to bomb positions held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in eastern Iraq, CBS News correspondent David Martin reports.
An Osama bin Laden prototype doll is being sold by auction, years after the CIA intended to distribute such dolls across Afghanistan in order to scare children into rejecting al-Qaeda as part of project “Devil Eyes.”
The former Navy SEAL who told The Washington Post he shot and killed Osama bin Laden spoke hours after revealing his identity.
A new United Nations report says the world is facing a challenge from foreigners traveling to fight in terror groups on an “unprecedented scale,” with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said Monday it would be “very healthy” for America if members of Congress spend about two weeks getting briefings, holding hearings, and having a real debate about authorizing the use of force against the Islamic State terrorist group.
Deputy National Security Advisor Tony Blinken said that President Obama is avoiding the “trap” of putting ground troops in the fight against ISIS, saying that U.S. boots on the ground is “exactly what al Qaeda wants.”
A cell of “veteran al Qaeda fighters” may not be dominating headlines like the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, but the group of explosive-making experts from Osama bin Laden’s old network are a direct threat to U.S. aviation.
New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the United States and Islamic State extremists, federal and state officials warned Monday.
As the U.S. mourned an American journalist executed by Islamic militants, the nation found something of a reprieve with the release of another freelance reporter who had been held hostage for nearly two years by an al Qaeda-linked group in Syria.