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Freed Guantanamo Bay Detainee Promotes Jihad in Somalia
A former detainee at the American military prison in Guantanamo Bay , who once served as Osama bin Laden ’s bodyguard and driver, recently released an audio tape in which he promotes jihad in east Africa. In a message released Thursday on the social media messaging app Telegram and attributed to
State of the Union 2016: President Obama's Full Prepared Remarks
Below is the full text -- as prepared for delivery -- of President Barack Obama's 2016 State of the Union address: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, my fellow Americans: Tonight marks the eighth year I’ve come here to report on the State of the Union. And for this final one, I’m
San Bernardino: Ghost of American Al Qaeda Haunts Another US Terror Plot
An American drone strike ended the life of high-profile American al Qaeda member Anwar al-Awlaki in late 2011, but newly-released court documents reveal his link to yet another domestic terror plot -- the latest evidence of the cleric’s enduring, deadly legacy. An FBI affidavit filed late Thursday
Full Interview Transcript: President Barack Obama
This is a transcript of the interview ABC News’ chief anchor George Stephanopoulos conducted with President Barack Obama on November 12, 2015 at the White House. STEPHANOPOULOS: Okay, Mr. President, thank you for doing this. PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: Great to be here, George. STEPHANOPOULOS: Let's
President Obama on the Threat From ISIS
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos sat down with the president on November 12, 2015.
Witness to the Drone Strike That Killed an American Terrorist
Lt. Col. Mark McCurley stood tense and quiet in the operations cell in Djibouti , Africa with his eyes transfixed on the large, high-definition monitor before him. It was playing a real-time video feed from a Predator drone -- the same video McCurley said was being beamed to high-level officials in
With Americans in Danger, White House to Announce Hostage Policy Shift
When President Obama announces a shift in the government's policy of recovering American hostages today, it will be a bittersweet turn for the families of six captives who were brutally killed by terrorists over the past year but could change the fate of an American mother and small child currently
Death of Al Qaeda’s No. 2: Who Was Nasir Al-Wahishi?
With the White House confirmation of his death , Nasir al-Wahishi has now become the biggest al Qaeda target to fall to the U.S. since Navy SEALs killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011 – not for just who the terror leader was before his death, but what he could’ve become. Overnight al-Wahishi’s group,
International HotSpot: U.S. Aircraft Carrier Steams Toward Coast of Yemen
The Theodore Roosevelt Strike Group readies to block Iranian arms shipments to rebels.