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The Swampby Mark Silva There is no "global war on terrorism.'' That's the first thing that Anthony Cordesman, a seasoned expert on national security, has to say about the failed Christmas Day bomb-attempt on a U.S.-bound airliner. Inasmuch as we've had......
The Swampby Mark Silva During the summer of 2001, "the system was blinking red.'' During the winter of 2009, "red flags'' were waving. Yet, the way that critics might have it, after eight years of declared war - with a congressionally......
The U.S. and Britain locked up their embassies in Yemen on Sunday after fresh threats from al-Qaida, and the White House expressed alarm at the terror group's expanded reach in the poor Arab nation where an offshoot apparently ordered the Christmas Day...
CAIRO -- Osama bin Laden claimed responsibility for the failed attempt to bomb a Detroit-bound airliner on Christmas in a new audio message released Sunday threatening more attacks on the United States. The United States said there was no indication to...
Tags: Barack Obama, Bombings, U.S. Military, Islam, Al-Qaeda
The Associated PressPresident Barack Obama asserted on Tuesday the government had enough information to foil the attempted bombing on a Christmas Day airline flight but intelligence agencies "failed to connect those dots." Obama called that unacceptable. "I will not...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterYemeni officials on Sunday dismissed the threat posed by Al Qaeda in their country as "exaggerated" and downplayed the possibility of cooperating closely with the United States in fighting Islamic militants, even as the U.S. and Britain temporarily closed...
Tags: Barack Obama, Bombings, David Petraeus, Madrasas, U.S. Military
The Associated PressTalking publicly for the first time since a failed Christmas Day plot to blow up a Detroit-bound airliner, President Barack Obama on Monday called it "a serious reminder" of the need to continually adapt to the terrorist threat. But even as Obama vowed...
Associated Press WriterSAN'A, Yemen (AP) - Yemen's government said Monday that the Nigerian accused in the Christmas day attack on a U.S. airliner visited Yemen this year, and that authorities were investigating his activities during his stay. In a statement, the Yemeni...
The Associated PressAl-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed responsibility for the attempted attack on a U.S. airliner on Christmas day, saying it was retaliation for a U.S. operation against the group in Yemen. In a statement posted on the Internet, the group said...
Christopher Semple watched as the bombers took off from the airfield in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It was January 1990, and once the planes were in the air, the Air Force staff sergeant had no choice but to wait to find out if the bombs on those planes met...
TRIBUNE NEWSPAPERSLife, as Kierkegaard pointed out, can only be understood retrospectively, but we must live it prospectively. It's a disjunctive paradox, as true for the lives of nations as it is for those of individuals. Steve Coll's stunningly researched and grippingly...
Tags: September 11, 2001 Attacks, Kuwait, Judaism, Al-Qaeda, Islam
The Associated PressRecent major attacks attributed to the al-Qaida terror network: -- Oct. 7, 2004 and July 23, 2005: Attacks on three Sinai resorts in Egypt killed a total of 97 people. The October 2004 attack in Taba and Ras Shitan killed 34 people, including 11...
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