Christmas Airline Bombing Attempt News
What Is AQAP, the Terror Group Claiming Charlie Hebdo Attack?
An al Qaeda affiliate overnight claimed that it ordered and financed last week’s massacre at the Paris offices of the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo as revenge for the magazine printing cartoons featuring the prophet Mohammed. The terrorist group, AQAP, is based in Yemen, some 2,000 miles
What Is AQAP, the Terror Group Holding Luke Somers?
Late Wednesday an affiliate of al Qaeda released a harrowing video showing a British-born American hostage who they say will be killed in three days if President Obama doesn’t meet the terror group’s demands. Americans have sadly become familiar with their countrymen appearing in hostage videos
Al Qaeda Airplane Bomb Plot Foiled
Foiled al-Qaeda plot to blow up a US bound passenger jet. ABC's Brian Ross first broke the plot last week and now has new details this morning behind and how they built a bomb designed to get to any airport. Around the world which is a scary prospect indeed good morning Robin US bound aircraft from
The U.S. Case Against Awlaki
Anwar al-Awlaki was, until earlier today, chief of external operations for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the most active al Qaeda affiliate outside Afghanistan/Pakistan. In 2010, the Obama administration ruled that it had the rights to target for assassination Awlaki, an American ...
Brennan: President Obama's National Security Strategy Recognizes Threat of Homegrown Terrorists
Previewing the president’s National Security Strategy, John Brennan, assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism, today said that the US is "now facing a new phase of the terrorist threat": the threat of less sophisticated al Qaeda foot soldiers, many of whom might be ...
World News (05.04.10)
Tonight on world news the capture the man accused of trying to place a bomb in Times Square is arrested just moments before his plane took off. The suspect who is He did He act alone fired his ties to terrorists in Pakistan we have reporters and around the world. On this story. The hard way back
NYC Bomb Suspect Allowed on Plane?
Before being arrested, the Times Square bomb suspect was seated on a plane.
The Fallout from Times Square Bombing
Jake Tapper and Pierre Thomas on the political and legal sides of terror threat.
Feds Mislabeled Christmas Bombing Suspect
Intel chief testifies Nigerian should have been 'high-value' terror suspect.
Oops! Mistakes in Obama Administration's Review of Intelligence Mistakes
The Obama administration's effort to address the intelligence mistakes that allowed a bomber to board a Christmas flight to Detroit contained a few intelligence mistakes of its own. On Thursday, President Obama presented his official White House review in a national address and said, "Ultimately,