Articles Tagged ‘al-Qaida’

President Barack Obama delivers a speech from Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Tuesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Kevin Lamarque, Pool)

Obama: Time to Shift Attention From Wars to Home

President Barack Obama says his goal of defeating al-Qaida is within reach and that it’s time to turn the country’s attention to domestic concerns. Just…



The Westbury home where al Qaeda propagandist Samir Khan once lived. Foreground: Samir Khan

Slain al Qaeda Mouthpiece Samir Khan’s Westbury Roots

Samir Khan, the al Qaeda propagandist killed in U.S. airstrikes…



Peter King hearing on "Radicalization of Muslim-Americans"

Rep. Peter King’s Muslim Radicalization Hearing Incites Sorrow, Rage

WASHINGTON — Emotionally charged, full of theatrics and splashed with…



Rep. King Hearing Begins On Muslim Radicalization

WASHINGTON — The stage is set for the first of a string of controversial hearings into the radicalization of Muslim Americans convened by Long Island Congressman…



Government Tightens Airline Security

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government tightened airline security as it searches for answers to how a 23-year-old Nigerian man eluded extensive systems intended to…



Al-Qaida Link In Failed Plane Attack

A Northwest Airlines passenger from Nigeria, who said he was acting on al-Qaida’s instructions, tried to blow up the plane Friday as it was landing…