Recounting the heroism of Cuba’s fallen and forgotten freedom-fighters.
I couldn’t help but laugh at this description of how the special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, boasted of coming up with the term, “AfPak” to summarize our strategy for fighting terrorism in that area of the world. Holbrooke repeatedly said it to make sure a reporter used it. It’s sort of like [...]
U.S. counterterrorism officials are scrambling to assess a potential new threat from an explosive mixture that evaded detection aboard a Detroit-bound airliner but failed to bring down the plane. Multiple law enforcement officials said the suspected attacker — identified as a Nigerian man named Umar Farouk Abdul Mutallab — claimed to have acted on instructions [...]
The Obama administration, grappling with a spate of recent Islamic terrorism cases on U.S. soil, has concluded that the country confronts a rising threat from homegrown extremism.Anti-terrorism officials and experts see signs of accelerated radicalization among American Muslims, driven by a wave of English-language online propaganda and reflected in aspiring fighters’ trips to hot spots [...]