The Supreme Court on Monday declined to take a new look at the rights of foreign prisoners held for the past decade at the Guantanamo Bay naval base in Cuba.
News broke on Monday of what is being called “Obama’s kill list” of terrorists targeted in drone attacks around the globe. President Obama is playing the final role of decider in the Pentagon’s campaign to […]
A U.S. drone strike in Pakistan has killed Abu Yahya al-Libi, al-Qaeda’s second-in-command, according to a U.S. official who has confirmed the death to multiple news outlets.
Over the past three years, al-Qaeda bomb makers in Yemen have developed three fiendishly clever devices in hopes of attacking airplanes in the skies above the United States.
Despite the discovery of a sophisticated new al-Qaeda airline bomb plot, congressional and security officials suggested no immediate need Tuesday to change airport security procedures, which already subject shoeless passengers to intrusive pat-downs and body scans.
U.S. bomb experts are picking apart a sophisticated new al-Qaeda improvised explosive device, a top Obama administration counterterrorism official said Tuesday, to determine if it could have slipped past airport security and taken down a commercial airplane.
The CIA thwarted a plot by al-Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen to destroy a U.S.-bound airliner using a bomb with a new design around the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden, a U.S. counter-terrorism official tells CBS News.
In a video released Sunday by al Qaeda, American hostage Warren Weinstein said he will be killed unless President Barack Obama agrees to the militant group’s demands.
The White House released the text of the President’s statement. Read his remarks.