FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Bradley Manning has been acquitted of the most serious charge against him — aiding the enemy — a charge that carried a potential life sentence. […]
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Yemen-based branch of al-Qaida confirmed on Wednesday that the group’s No. 2 figure, a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, was killed in a U.S. drone strike. The announcement, posted on militant […]
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York high school student secretly pleaded guilty to federal charges accusing him of trying to join an offshoot of al-Qaida in Yemen so he could die fighting jihad, authorities […]
CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors haven’t denied that an expanded U.S. phone and internet surveillance program triggered an investigation that led to terrorism charges against a Chicago-area teenager, a defense attorney said Thursday. Thomas Durkin told […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s speech on the fight against terrorism at the National Defense University, as provided by the White House: It’s an honor to return to the National Defense University. Here, at […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration informs Congress about every drone strike America orders. In a national security speech Thursday, Obama said the administration has briefed the appropriate congressional committees about all […]
TORONTO (AP) — Police in Canada say two men have been arrested and charged with plotting a terrorist attack against a Canadian passenger train in an al-Qaida supported attack.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California woman was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for wiring money to Pakistan to help fund terrorist attacks against U.S. military personnel.
NEW YORK (AP) — A senior al-Qaida leader and son-in-law of Osama bin Laden, captured in Jordan in the past week, pleaded not guilty Friday in federal court in New York to plotting against Americans in his role as the terror network’s top spokesman.
NBC News National Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff spoke about the Justice Department’s legal defense over drone warfare with Penny Griego and Phil Hulett this morning. Click here to hear a replay of the interview.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A Justice Department document says it is legal for the government to kill U.S. citizens abroad if it believes they are senior al-Qaida leaders continually engaged in operations aimed at killing Americans.
LOS ANGELES (AP) – A U.S. Air Force spokeswoman says a terror suspect accused of plotting to kill Americans and target U.S. bases overseas was given an honorable discharge after serving only briefly in the […]