Stories tagged: counterterrorism
Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Police counterterror officers have arrested two men suspected of plotting a jihadi attack using suicide vests and one or more car bombs, prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
A day before the anniversary of 9/11, President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an executive order to expand the administration’s ability to go after suspected terrorists and their financiers and …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence and Egyptian leader Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi pledged a united front against terrorism in the Mideast as Pence, the highest-level American official to visit the U.S. ally in …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017
The top U.S. counterterrorism official is leaving the federal government at the end of the year, National Intelligence Director Dan Coats said Wednesday.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016
President Barack Obama vigorously defended a counterterrorism strategy that relies on special forces and local U.S. partners to minimize America’s military footprint, drawing a sharp contrast Tuesday to the more …
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016
It is clear the bill would undermine the principle of sovereign immunity, under which such disputes are resolved between nations, not in courts. No state would be more vulnerable than …
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016
Egypt’s military says the leader of the Islamic State’s affiliate has been killed in the Sinai Peninsula.
Fri., March 25, 2016
At least two Americans have been confirmed killed in the Brussels attacks, the State Department said Friday, as top U.S. diplomat John Kerry visited the stricken city to express condolences …
UPDATED: Thu., April 23, 2015
WASHINGTON — Two hostages held hostage by al-Qaida and two Americans working with the terror group were killed in U.S. counterterrorism operations earlier this year, the White House said Thursday.
Sat., Sept. 10, 2011
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. intelligence agencies have found no evidence that al-Qaida has sneaked any terrorists into the country for a strike coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the Sept. …