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This image reviewed by the U.S. military shows the guard tower at the entrance to "Camp Five" and "Camp Six" detention facilities of the Joint Detention Group at the U.S. Naval Station in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on Jan. 19, 2012. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Turns Down Gitmo Appeals Of Detainees Held For Past Decade

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.

06/11/2012

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Obama’s Kill List

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 […]

06/05/2012

File photo of Pakistani school children protesting against U.S. drone strikes. It was confirmed Tuesday that al-Qaeda's second-in-command had been killed in a U.S. drone strike. (credit: SAJJAD QAYYUM/AFP/GettyImages)

U.S. Official: Al-Qaeda’s No. 2 Killed In Drone Strike

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.

06/05/2012

Yemeni al-Qaeda leader Fahd al-Quso stands behind the bars at a court in Sanaa during the trial for six militants charged over the USS Cole bombing in Yemen's Aden port. (credit: KHALED FAZAA/AFP/GettyImages)

Al-Qaeda Setback: Terror Group Fails In Bomb Plots Past 3 Years

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.

05/09/2012

TSA Officer Beatriz Thompson processes airline passengers luggage thru an X-Ray machine at Dulles Airport in Virginia on Aug. 11, 2006. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials: No Need To Change Airport Security Procedures Despite Bomb Plot

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.

05/08/2012

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Brennan: Al-Qaeda Bomb ‘Threat From A Standpoint Of The Design’

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.

05/08/2012

File photo of Osama bin Laden. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

CIA Foils New Al-Qaeda Underwear Bomb Plot For Bin Laden Death Anniversary

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.

05/07/2012

President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally at the Virginia Commonwealth University on May 5, 2012 in Richmond, Va. (credit: Sara D. Davis/Getty Images)

American Al Qaeda Prisoner: ‘My Life Is In Your Hands, Mr. President’

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.

05/07/2012

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President Obama Announces Bin Laden’s Death

The White House released the text of the President’s statement. Read his remarks.

05/02/2011

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