Gunmen wore military fatigues to convince townspeople they were Nigerian military, then forced civilians to the city center and started shooting.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday it was not clear yet how many troops the U.S. will use to battle terrorists in Afghanistan in the coming two years, but he expressed some confidence that the Afghan forces will improve enough to secure and govern their own country.
In a broad defense of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. remains the world’s most indispensable nation, even after a “long season of war,” but argued for restraint before embarking on more military adventures.
President Goodluck Jonathan cited security concerns; parents of the more than 300 abducted schoolgirls are angry.
President Barack Obama says no act of terror can match the strength and character of the United States. He says, quote, “Nothing can ever break us.”
In a video, leader of Boko Haram says the teenage girls will “remain slaves” to be sold.
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier has been honored by the Anti-Defamation League for her efforts to fight terrorism and injustice.
The founder of a radical Islamic website that praised figures like Osama bin Laden and Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison.
Court: White House Must Disclose Legal Justification For Using Drones To Kill Suspected American Terrorists Overseas
A federal appeals court says President Barack Obama’s administration must publicly disclose its legal justification for using drones to kill U.S. citizens suspected of terrorism overseas.
Witness says an American UAV struck a white SUV carrying militants.