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.
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A militant group that claimed responsibility said 41 foreigners, including seven Americans, were being held after an assault on one of oil-rich Algeria’s energy facilities.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Administration officials said publicly for the first time Tuesday that the U.S. might leave no American troops in Afghanistan after the end of combat in December 2014, an option that defies the view of Pentagon officials.
SANAA, Yemen (AP) – Yemeni security officials say six al-Qaida suspects have been killed and 12 others wounded in army attacks on militant positions around the country.
CAIRO (AP) – The leader of al-Qaida has confirmed the death of the group’s second-in-command in a U.S. drone strike in June. In a video posted late Monday on militant websites, al-Qaida chief Ayman Al-Zawahri […]
SANAA, Yemen (AP) – Yemeni officials say an airstrike has killed al-Qaida’s No. 2 leader in Yemen along with five others traveling with him in one car. The Defense Ministry officials say Monday’s attack killed […]
(AP) – The wife of a Maryland man abducted in Pakistan is pleading for his safe return on the one-year anniversary of his kidnapping, saying her husband is in poor health and is missed by […]
It turns out the man who was supposed to carry out a suicide mission on a U.S. bounder airliner, was a double agent. NBC News Pentagon Correspondent Jim Miklazewski provides the analysis for KFWB’s Penny […]