9/11 Commission News
CIA Director John Brennan Warns Against Release of 28 Pages of 9/11 Report
Releasing a classified section of the congressional investigation into the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States would be a mistake, according to Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan. There is a growing debate on whether to declassify 28 pages of the 2002 report, but
Federal ID Rules Could Make It Harder to Board Your Plane
Depending on what state you’re from, beginning in January 2018, your driver’s license may no longer be enough to get you through airport security. Starting Jan. 22, 2018, passengers with driver’s licenses issued by a state not in compliance with, or under an extension of, the REAL ID Act -- a 2005
Unprecedented CIA Release of Presidential Daily Briefs From 1960s
The first mention of what would develop into the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962 began as a footnote in the Aug. 4 edition of what would eventually be known as the President’s Daily Brief. “Eleven soviet merchant ships are on their way to Havana and we strongly suspect they are carrying arms,”
French Train Attack a Reminder of US Railroad Vulnerability
Days after three Americans subdued an AK-47-wielding gunman on a Paris-bound commuter train, Amtrak, one of America’s largest passenger rail companies, is reassuring travelers in the states that the carrier is taking security seriously. “Amtrak has implemented a number of security initiatives to
US Hostage Families to Be Briefed on Potential Policy Changes
Some families of American hostages, their representatives and former hostages will travel to Washington next week to be briefed by U.S. officials on a likely overhaul to the way the U.S. government approaches hostage situations, U.S. officials told ABC News this week. Obama administration officials
Rep. Michael McCaul: Gyrocopter Landing Exposed 'Vulnerability'
Homeland Security Chair Rep. Mike McCaul and analysts Michael Leiter and Steve Ganyard.
Excerpt: 'Guantanamo Diary' by Mohamedou Ould Slahi
Excerpted from the book GUANTANAMO DIARY by Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Diary and annotated diary copyright © 2015 by Mohamedou Ould Slahi. Introduction and notes copyright © 2015 by Larry Siems. Reprinted with permission of Little, Brown and Company. Chapter One Jordan-Afghanistan-GTMO July 2002- ...
Deep Dive on Global Terror Hot Spots
Top former military and intelligence officials analyze threats in the Middle East and Africa, and the looming cyberthreat.
'This Week' Transcript: Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee
Below is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. ANNOUNCER: A special edition of This Week: Terror Flash Point. All of Europe on edge. In London, police on their highest alert ever. In Belgium , a plot foiled in its final hours. Soldiers now deployed on the streets. It's a