Topic: Fort Hood
Friday’s discovery of US-bound suspicious packages that originated in Yemen highlights the threat of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), a 2009 merger of Yemeni and Saudi militants. On Oct. 29, President Obama vowed to strengthen cooperation with Yemen to ‘destroy’ AQAP, but the country faces numerous challenges in achieving that goal. Here are five worth noting:
11/01/2010 03:18 pm
The discovery of suspicious packages originating in Yemen is yet another incident that increases concern about Yemen becoming a launching pad for Al Qaeda.
10/29/2010 05:30 pm
US interest in the case of Sharif Mobley, who was set to be tried today, illustrates broader concern about American Muslims going abroad to train with militants.
10/27/2010 04:38 pm
Al Qaeda now hails Army Maj. Nidal Hasan, suspect in the Fort Hood shooting, as a 'trailblazer' for how to attack the US. Some analysts say that praise points up the group's organizational weakness.
10/19/2010 02:35 pm
The prosecution of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, accused of killing 13 in the Fort Hood shooting last November, may never reveal his motives – or touch the possibility of a larger terror conspiracy.
10/19/2010 11:33 am
The pretrial hearing began Wednesday into the November 2009 Fort Hood shooting, with former Army psychologist Nidal Malik Hasan charged with 13 counts of murder.
10/14/2010 10:09 am
Fort Hood shooting took place on November 5, 2009 on the Texas military base. Major Nidal Hasan is charged with murder and attempted murder at Fort Hood.
10/13/2010 11:14 am
Public evidence out so far of a Mumbai-style terror attack contains claims that a group of men was hoping to kill people in London, but had no operatives in place, no weapons, and little in the way of logistics.
09/30/2010 06:16 pm
Americans are conflicted over Islam as the FBI investigates a growing list of anti-Islamic incidents. Still, Muslims and their mosques are being welcomed in some communities.
09/26/2010 03:11 pm
The Obama administration has invoked the state secrets privilege to block a lawsuit on behalf of US-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, an alleged terrorist said to be targeted for assassination.
09/25/2010 06:30 pm