Topic: National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
The top two officials on the 9/11 Commission note that the threat of terrorism has changed, especially during the past three years. US policy must evolve too, they say.
The assassination of Anwar al-Awlaki, a US citizen and Al Qaeda recruiter in Yemen, will be heralded as a major triumph in the US today. But it has very little to do with Yemen's own problems.
09/30/2011 09:22 am
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: A roster of influential former US officials is speaking at rallies in support of removing the MEK, an Iranian opposition group with a violent anti-American history, from the US terrorist list. A decision is expected within weeks.
08/08/2011 07:28 pm
The fumbled recountings of the attack on the bin Laden compound undermine the operation itself and the credibility of the US government, analysts say. It also helped to fuel conspiracy theories.
05/06/2011 02:25 pm
Screening for all air cargo shipped to the US via commercial passenger planes must be in place by the end of 2011, under a TSA proposal. The Yemen bomb plot led TSA to accelerate its timetable.
01/18/2011 02:12 pm
Long before explosive packages were shipped on flights out of Yemen, terrorists eyed air cargo as a means of attacking the US. Yet millions of tons of air cargo bound for the US still are not screened.
11/02/2010 09:59 pm
A new report says Al Qaeda and its allies still have the capacity to kill many Americans, and that the threat today is more complex and more diverse than at any time since the attacks of 9/11.
09/11/2010 10:12 am
September 11 can be a difficult subject for students to make sense of, but teachers have an expanding set of resources to help students think about the day.
09/10/2010 10:42 am
Dennis Blair knew for months that his tenure would be coming to a close.
05/21/2010 01:09 pm
Yemen said this weekend it is not hunting Anwar al-Awlaki, the US-born cleric who has been linked to the Fort Hood shooter and Christmas Day underwear bomber. Awlaki was recently added to the CIA's hit list.
04/12/2010 04:49 pm