A more appropriate question would be: what is the role of the FBI in counter-terror operations? How were they not able to prevent this incident, despite “preventing” hundreds of high profile incidents prior to this?
according to a new report based on years of investigative journalism, it turns out there are far more than 28 classified pages on Saudi Arabia and 9/11 — there are 80,000 kept secret by the FBI.
CIA Director John Brennan said Sunday that releasing the 28 classified pages from the 9/11 Commission report would be a mistake because they contain inaccurate, un-vetted information
Amid the global threat of terrorism, the actual attacks that occur can vary widely. Terrorists aim at different targets in different locations, and tend to be either shooting or bombing or both
As Obama administration and Gulf ally try to evade accountability, 28-page document may be declassified by June
Is President Obama promising to veto a bill over fears that it could make U.S. officials the subject of lawsuits over drone strikes and other deadly acts during its War on Terror?
The media, politicians and the public are trying to make sense of what the Panama Papers means for (a lack of) regulation. There is grave concern about fairness, international tax schemes and shell companies.
Did you ever notice how we as a society will mourn people in one part of the world, while being completely oblivious to the tragedies that occur in other countries?
These proposals are alarming. The Muslim community in the US has already been the victim of indiscriminate surveillance programs by law enforcement and intelligence agencies.
Europe has suffered another attack, one the CIA pet known as ISIS has claimed to commit. Let’s do ourselves a favor and reflect on something that matters for a moment.
Before the bodies had been counted. Before the injuries had been assessed. Before any group claimed responsibility for perpetrating the attacks in the Belgian capitol Brussels, the lazy condemned the entire religion of Islam.
Two bombings in Brussels have killed dozens of people and injured over 100, only days after one of the Paris attackers was arrested in the city’s Molenbeek suburb.
The man was Ricky Jackson, who, upon being freed in 2014, had served more time in prison than any other inmate in the U.S. who has been exonerated.
Though the COINTELPRO revelations stirred widespread outrage and led to the eventual passage of reform legislation such abuse of activists’ First Amendment rights continues to this day.
Today, President Barack Obama presented a long-awaited plan to shut down the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay.
The ink had barely dried on the Munich ceasefire agreement announced on February 11 by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry when only a few days later Syrians and others were casting doubt that it could mitigate the fighting and suffering that Syria has endured for five years.
Despite widespread criticism over its threats to fundamental rights, French lawmakers on Tuesday voted to extend the state of emergency for an additional three months.
After a weeks-long standoff with federal and Oregon state police, 16 members of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation have been arrested, one wounded and another killed. The occupation’s leaders, Ammon and…
Many Western policies that aim to prevent terrorism may actually be causing it.
On Sunday night, television broadcasts designed to shape the spending habits of Americans were interrupted for a short message from Barack Obama, the oligarchy’s chief administrator and commander of its armed forces….
Here is a condensed version of President Obama’s speech from the Oval Office on Sunday night, unofficially translated into plain English: I kind of realize we can’t kill our way out of this…
Sajid Mahmood Sajid, a lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Govt. College University in Pakistan, has an interesting op-ed at Daily Sabah claiming that “multinational terrorist corporations” are running a billion-dollar global…
Brian Cloughley writes at CounterPunch: The terrorist threat posed by the barbarians of Islamic State is clearly of most serious concern to much of the world — but there are other threats…
Jason Box and Naomi Klein write at the New Yorker: Soon after the horrific terror attacks in Paris, last Friday, our phones filled with messages from friends and colleagues: “So are they…
Even jihadis need tech support per this report from NBC News: NBC News has learned that ISIS is using a web-savvy new tactic to expand its global operational footprint — a 24-hour…