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Speaker of the House John Boehner answers questions during his weekly press conference on Jan. 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner: Obama ‘Ought To Take A More Active Role’ In Helping Iraq Battle Al-Qaeda

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.

01/09/2014

The U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on Aug. 7, 2013. (credit: CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Reinstates Federal Courthouse As Preferred Venue For Prosecuting Suspected Terrorists

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.

10/15/2013

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan had been abducted by gunmen, says a government statement. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Libyan PM Ali Zidan Kidnapped By Gunmen In Tripoli

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan was snatched by gunmen before dawn Thursday from a Tripoli hotel where he resides, the government said.

10/10/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry asserted Sunday that the United States now has evidence of sarin gas use in Syria and said "the case gets stronger by the day" for a military attack. (credit: JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Sec. Kerry Says ‘Terrorists Can Run, But They Can’t Hide’

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.”

10/06/2013

Kenyan soldiers move in formation, clearing the top floor balcony and interior of Westgate Mall on September 24, 2013 in Nairobi. Kenyan Defence troops remain inside the Westgate mall, in a standoff with Somali militants after they laid siege to the shopping centre shooting and throwing grenades as they entered. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Malls Increase Security After Kenya Terror Attacks

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.

09/27/2013

Photo of Omar Hammami. (credit: FBI)

Somalia: Reports Indicate American Jihadi Killed

A member of al-Shabab says American jihadist Omar Hammami was killed in an ambush in Somalia’s southern Bay region.

09/12/2013

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during the "Exempt America from Obamacare" rally, on Capitol Hill, on Sept. 10, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Sen. Paul: ‘Obama Now Asks Us to Be Allies With Al Qaeda’

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.

09/11/2013

Screen capture of poll results offered by the Pew Research Center. (Credit: pewglobal.org)

Poll: 62 Percent Of Palestinian Muslims Say Suicide Bombings Are ‘Often’ Justified

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.

09/11/2013

An armed man waves his rifle as buildings and cars are engulfed in flames after being set on fire inside the U.S. Consulate compound in Benghazi late on Sept. 11, 2012. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Explosion In Benghazi On Anniversary Of 9/11 Attack On U.S. Consulate

Security officials in Libya say an explosion caused serious damage to Libya’s Foreign Ministry building in Benghazi early Wednesday morning.

09/11/2013

An American flag flies over the U.S. Consulate on Aug. 4, 2013 in Jerusalem, Israel. (credit: Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images)

CBS News: Terrorists Already Have Orders, Could Be In Place For Attacks

U.S. intelligence officials are dealing with the most credible terrorist threat in years as 19 diplomatic posts in the Middle East and Africa remain closed through this upcoming Saturday.

08/05/2013

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