Archive for March, 2012

Mar
23
2012

Taliban Bomber Kills 5 Rival Militants In Pakistan

A government official and militant spokesman say a Taliban suicide bomber has attacked a rival group’s headquarters in northwest Pakistan, killing at least five fighters. via Taliban Bomber Kills 5 Rival Militants In Pakistan | Fox News. Read more
Mar
20
2012

Taliban Jails Commanders For Back-Door Peace Talks

A sense of uncertainty and betrayal is growing in the Afghan insurgency’s ranks. Sami Yousafzai and Ron Moreau on the leadership’s struggle to regain control. via Taliban Jails Commanders For Back-Door Peace Talks – The Daily Beast. Read more
Mar
19
2012

TSA searches toddler in wheelchair for explosives

A father is livid after his 3-year-old boy — wearing a cast and sitting in a wheelchair — was stopped by a TSA officer and subjected to a pat-down and swabbing of his cast and his wheelchair. via TODAY... Read more
Mar
18
2012

Car bomb in Syria after activists beaten

A car bomb hit Syria’s second city Aleppo on Sunday, a day after blasts killed 27 in Damascus, and security forces arrested and beat activists at a rare anti-government protest in the capital. via World News – Car bomb... Read more
Mar
13
2012

Classified documents contradict FBI on post-9/11 probe of Saudis, ex-senator says

Former Florida Sen. Bob Graham, who co-chaired Congress’ Joint Inquiry into the 9/11 terrorist attacks, has seen two classified FBI documents that he says are at odds with the bureau’s public statements that there was no connection between the... Read more
Mar
12
2012

Taliban Vows Revenge After US Soldier Allegedly Kills 16 Afghan Civilians

The Taliban is vowing revenge against the U.S. after an American soldier allegedly shot and killed 16 Afghan civilians in a Sunday rampage. In a statement on their website, the militant group promised to "take revenge from the invaders... Read more
Mar
08
2012

Pakistan charges Osama bin Laden’s widows – World news – South and Central Asia – Pakistan

Osama bin Laden’s three widows have been charged with illegally entering and living in the country, Pakistan’s interior minister said on Thursday. Read more
Mar
08
2012

Cyber Attacks Could Be New Terrorist Threat, Says FBI

FBI Director Robert Mueller said Wednesday that terrorists may seek to train their own recruits or hire outsiders with an eye toward pursuing cyber attacks on the United States. Read more
Mar
08
2012

Former soldier indicted in alleged attempt to help terrorist group

A former U.S. Army soldier was indicted Wednesday for allegedly trying to provide material support and resources to a designated foreign terrorist organization, officials said. Read more
Mar
08
2012

One quarter of freed Guantánamo Bay terror suspects ‘join insurgent operations’

More than a quarter of all terror suspects freed from detention in Guantánamo Bay are believed to join terrorist or insurgent operations after their release, according to figures published by a US security agency. Read more