Rep. Michael McCaul, Texas Republican and chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that “the security threat to the Olympics, this particular Olympics, [is] the greatest I think I’ve ever seen.”
House Speaker John Boehner said Thursday that the United States should provide more equipment and other aid to the Iraqi government in its battle against al-Qaeda militants, but he ruled out a reintroduction of U.S. troops for now.
Four years after his failed effort to bring the 9/11 mastermind to New York for trial, President Barack Obama has reinstated the federal courthouse as America’s preferred venue for prosecuting suspected terrorists.
Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan was snatched by gunmen before dawn Thursday from a Tripoli hotel where he resides, the government said.
After two U.S. military raids against militants in north Africa, U. S. Secretary of State John Kerry said the raids send the message that terrorists “can run but they can’t hide.”
The Mall of America has stepped up security following the deadly attack by the Somali militant group al-Shabab at a mall in Nairobi, Kenya.
A member of al-Shabab says American jihadist Omar Hammami was killed in an ambush in Somalia’s southern Bay region.
Republican Sen. Rand Paul warned that President Barack Obama is asking the United States to become allies with the terrorists responsible for the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
An extensive survey conducted by the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C. found that a vast majority of Muslims in communities from the Middle East and Africa are concerned about Islamic extremism in their respective countries of residence. But while many majorities in different countries voices strong opposition to violence carried out in the name of Islam, a reported 62 percent of Palestinian Muslims told Pew that they feel suicide bombings are often – or at least sometimes – justifiable.
Security officials in Libya say an explosion caused serious damage to Libya’s Foreign Ministry building in Benghazi early Wednesday morning.