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Counterterrorism agency working against the clock

Officials at the National Counterterrorism Center in D.C. are working around the clock, piecing together information to fend off future terrorism attacks.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 06:54am EST

Tags: National Security, National Counterterrorism Cente, al-Qaida, terrorism, JJ Green

Al-Qaida claims to have missiles in newly published video

A chilling video has emerged on YouTube that allegedly shows al-Qaida militants at what U.S. intelligence sources say appears to be a ballistic missile site.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 12:02pm EST

Tags: al-Qaida

Al-Qaida hit by cyber attack

A cyber attack has left al-Qaida in the dark, hurting its recruitment and propaganda efforts in the wake of a State Department designation that is curtailing its fundraising work.

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 08:03am EST

Tags: al-Qaida, terrorism, cyber attack, JJ Green

The Situation: The shifting of the guard

The shift change from the Bush national security team to the Obama national security team was no laughing matter.

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 07:17am EDT

Tags: James Jones, Barack obama, CDC, al-Qaida, The Situation

The Situation: The state of U.S. national security in 2012

Sept. 10, 2008 and today, Sept. 10, 2012, are almost identical when you consider several national security facts.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 09:54am EDT

Tags: j.j. green, Barack obama, G.W. Bush, Abdallah Nafisi, al-Qaida, The Situation, Ronald Burgess, James Jones


In Africa, choosing curfews over chaos

Terrified by roving bands of killers, a farmer in northern Nigeria told her customers last week that she would not be able to make her deliveries.

Tuesday - 07/17/2012, 07:17am EDT

Tags: j.j. green, Nigeria, al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, al-Qaida, Boko Haram, State Department, Daniel Benjamin, Bruce Wharton


Al-Qaida training recruits to dodge drones

Operatives for al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula know they're being watched by U.S. intelligence, and they're taking specific steps to stay alive.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 12:45pm EDT

Tags: AQAP, al-Qaida, Anwar al-Awlaki, Phil Mudd

'Luck' a key role in preventing terror, will run out

Yemen has been high on the Central Intelligence Agency's radar before they they disrupted the most recent suicide plot there, set to sneak explosives through security and onboard an airplane by concealing a non-metalic device in a suicide bomber's underwear. This technology far more advanced than the intelligence community previously thought of al-Qaida's abilities.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 05:05pm EDT

Tags: Ibrahim al Asiri, Osama Bin Laden, MJ Gohel, Paul D. Shinkman, al-Qaida, Michael Hayden


Terrorists eye small airplanes

Al-Qaida's most recent edition of Inspire magazine urges sympathizers to take advantage of opportunities to attack Americans in the U.S. homeland, using whatever means necessary.

Monday - 05/07/2012, 04:20am EDT

Tags: Fred Burton, Mike Braun, Department of Homeland Security, FBI, Jay Joseph, al-Qaida, JJ Green, National Security

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