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  • Obama plans intelligence surveillance reforms, aides say

    Obama plans intelligence surveillance reforms, aides say
    WASHINGTON — President Obama is preparing a package of intelligence reforms that will probably put a public advocate for the first time in the secret court that approves surveillance practices and remove a controversial telephone records database...
  • Future terrorists

    Future terrorists
    What turns people into terrorists? That question might sound simplistic, but it's at the heart of the struggle to prevent terrorist attacks. Take a look at some of the people who have tried to do us harm in the last few years. Umar Farouk...
  • 'The dark side' of America's fight against terrorism

     'The dark side' of America's fight against terrorism
    It has been more than a year since the Senate Intelligence Committee approved a voluminous report on the detention and interrogation practices of the George W. Bush administration. But the 6,000-page document remains under wraps, even as defenders of...
  • Letters: Fight terrorism -- by changing U.S. foreign policy

    Re "Future terrorists," Opinion, Jan. 6 Former Democratic Rep. Jane Harman believes that "articulating the narrative about what the United States stands for" will help deter future terrorists, and that our problem is that we aren't doing a good job of...
  • Car bomb kills key police official in Pakistani city of Karachi

    Car bomb kills key police official in Pakistani city of Karachi
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- A car bombing in Karachi on Thursday killed a leading police investigator known as a tireless opponent of the Pakistani Taliban, dealing a blow to efforts to rein in the militant group in Pakistan. The Taliban claimed...
  • Little Saigon resident pleads guilty to terrorism

     Little Saigon resident pleads guilty to terrorism
    A resident of Little Saigon who planned to become an Al Qaeda operative and lead a December attack on coalition forces will probably serve 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to terrorism charges. Sinh Vinh Ngo Nguyen, the son of Vietnamese...
  • As Olympics near, six dead bodies found in southern Russia

    As Olympics near, six dead bodies found in southern Russia
    MOSCOW -- The bodies of six slain men were found in four cars in the Stavropol region of southern Russia, officials said Thursday, triggering an anti-terrorism alert and raising fresh security concerns in the run-up to the Winter Olympics in Sochi. In...
  • U.S. response muted to Al Qaeda affiliate's gains in Syria and Iraq

    U.S. response muted to Al Qaeda affiliate's gains in Syria and Iraq
    WASHINGTON – Americans were agreed after the Sept. 11, 2001,  terrorist attacks that allowing extremist groups like Al Qaeda to hold territory posed a direct danger to the U.S. homeland. Yet news this month that fighters from an Al Qaeda affiliate...
  • Snowden leaks severely hurt U.S. security, two House members say

    Snowden leaks severely hurt U.S. security, two House members say
    WASHINGTON — A classified Pentagon report concludes that leaks by former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden have set back U.S. efforts against terrorism, cybercrime, human trafficking and weapons proliferation, leaders of the House...
  • Defying U.S. concern, Afghan government to free 72 terrorism suspects

    Defying U.S. concern, Afghan government to free 72 terrorism suspects
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his top justice officials on Thursday ordered the release of 72 imprisoned terrorism suspects for lack of evidence to prosecute them, defying U.S. objections to freeing men still considered a security risk. The...
  • Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so

    Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so
    WASHINGTON — Many of President Obama's closest advisors have embraced a controversial assessment of one of the National Security Agency's major data collection programs — the belief that the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks could have been...