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  • Robert Gates' failure of duty

    Robert Gates' failure of duty
    In a dozen years of war, Americans have grown used to improvised explosive devices. The detonations have rocked the streets of Kabul and Baghdad — and also of Washington. Only, in Washington, the bombshells appear in print. The latest domestic...
  • Ex-Defense Secretary Robert Gates has harsh words for Obama and Biden

    Ex-Defense Secretary Robert Gates has harsh words for Obama and Biden
    WASHINGTON — President Obama became progressively more pessimistic about prospects for a successful ending to the war in Afghanistan, goaded by inexperienced White House advisors and a dislike of Afghan President Hamid Karzai, according to his...
  • Pakistan suicide bombing kills five troops at North Waziristan mosque

    Pakistan suicide bombing kills five troops at North Waziristan mosque
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Five security personnel were killed and 34 wounded Wednesday evening when a suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden mini-truck into a mosque near a checkpoint in Pakistan’s North Waziristan Agency, officials said....
  • Bin Laden son-in-law pleads not guilty to new terrorism charges

    Bin Laden son-in-law pleads not guilty to new terrorism charges
    NEW YORK -- The son-in-law of Osama bin Laden entered not guilty pleas Monday to two additional terrorism charges filed against him last week, and a judge granted the prosecution’s request that jurors chosen for the trial remain anonymous, even...
  • British woman wanted by Kenya reportedly penned ode to Bin Laden

    British woman wanted by Kenya reportedly penned ode to Bin Laden
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The trouble with writing poetry, as terrorism suspect Samantha Lewthwaite found when she penned an ode to Osama bin Laden after his death, is finding elegant rhymes. Martyred, for example, can be reasonably rhymed with...
  • Pakistan doctor who helped CIA find Bin Laden is charged with murder

    Pakistan doctor who helped CIA find Bin Laden is charged with murder
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A local Pakistani government handed down murder charges this week against a doctor who helped the CIA track down Osama bin Laden, a move that could worsen already strained ties between Washington and Islamabad. Dr. Shakil...
  • Leaked Pakistan report faults government for failing to find Bin Laden

    Leaked Pakistan report faults government for failing to find Bin Laden
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- Incompetence by Pakistan’s spy agencies and civilian government allowed Osama bin Laden to hide in the country for nine years before he was killed by U.S. commandos, a Pakistani investigative commission has concluded, though...
  • Tunisian extradited to U.S. in Al Qaeda suicide bomb plot

    Tunisian extradited to U.S. in Al Qaeda suicide bomb plot
    WASHINGTON -- A Tunisian has been extradited to Washington to face federal criminal charges of working with the late Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to set off a suicide bomb at a U.S. military installation in Europe in the days after the Sept. 11, 2001,...
  • 'Man of Steel,' 'White House Down' heroes fight terrorism

    'Man of Steel,' 'White House Down' heroes fight terrorism
    Think you can escape the world's troubles by heading to the multiplex this summer? Think again. Terrorist schemes have a starring role in the season's action movies, triggering an assortment of mayhem — collapsing skyscrapers, spaceships...
  • Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden: Hinting at early 2016 positioning?

    Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden: Hinting at early 2016 positioning?
    Hillary Rodham Clinton has not said for sure if she is running for president in 2016. Joe Biden has not said for sure if he is running for president in 2016. Into that Democratic vacuum rides the wink-wink, nudge-nudge part of campaign 2016. On Tuesday,...
  • Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat

    Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat
    In less than a week, more than 2,000 prisoners, many of them Islamic militants trained by Al Qaeda, have been broken out of detention in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan in spectacularly violent raids. The spree of suicide bombings and rocket fire that has...