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'This Week' Transcript: Rep. Mike McCaul
Below is the "This Week" transcript for March 22, 2015. It is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. ANNOUNCER: Starting right now on ABC's THIS WEEK, breaking news. Evacuation -- why U.S. Special Forces are pulling out of a key country in the war on terror . The critical
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
Inside the Yemeni School Where One of the Paris Attackers Reportedly Studied
Said Kouachi, one of the now-deceased Paris shooters , once shared living quarters with the infamous "underwear bomber" at a Yemeni Arab language school in 2009, according to reports in the wake of last week's attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo . In an interview with the Associated
'This Week' Transcript: Attorney General Eric Holder
This is a rush transcript and may contain errors and will be updated. ANNOUNCER: A special edition of ABC's This Week: terror in Paris. A country on edge after a week of terror. Security in major cities around the world stepped up. The U.S. on alert. One of the highest threat levels since 9/11. Are
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
Are President Obama's Vacations Cursed?
For the past six years, it might seem like there has been a coordinated effort underway between Mother Nature, Vladimir Putin and House Republicans to make sure President Obama can never vacation peacefully. From the fiscal cliff (2012) to Crimea, to this year’s crisis in...
Snowden: Wasted Surveillance Resources May Have Stopped Boston Bombing
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden said today that rather than helping combat terrorism, the U.S. government’s massive surveillance programs have led to “tremendous intelligence failures” and may have contributed to allowing the deadly Boston Marathon bombing to have taken place. “We’re
Yemen Terrorists Behind Latest Warning and New Concerns Over Syria
The Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen that launched the Christmas Day bombing attempt in 2009 and the explosives-laden cargo plot in 2010 is behind Wednesday’s warning to airlines around the world that terrorists could be developing new ways to smuggle “shoe bombs” and other deadly...
The Note's Must-Reads for Friday, January 31, 2014
The Note’s Must-Reads are a round-up of today’s political headlines and stories from ABC News and the top U.S. newspapers. Posted Monday through Friday right here at www.abcnews.com Compiled by ABC News’ Jayce Henderson, Will Cantine and Matt Busekroos IMMIGRATION ABC News’ Jeff Zeleny and John...
Sochi Alert Urges 'Vigilance' Against Terrorism During Olympics
The U.S. State Department today urged Americans traveling to the Winter Olympics in Sochi in southern Russia to be “vigilant and exercise good judgment” during the Games because of the continuing terrorist threat to the region. “There is no indication of a specific threat to...