Underscoring the redoubled effort of the US to fight terrorism in Yemen, Gen. David Petraeus visited Yemen Saturday after announcing Friday that the US would double its counterterrorism aid to Yemen from $67 million in 2009.
01/03/2010 09:05 am
Responding to critics of what is seen as his measured approach, Obama says the “nation is at war against a far-reaching network of violence and hatred." He calls for national unity.
01/02/2010 09:56 am
Republicans have focused blame for the security failures of Northwest Flight 253 on Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano. But there are other reasons that many conservatives are dissatisfied with her.
12/31/2009 05:38 pm
The US is stepping up its efforts in Yemen quietly, giving the country tools and money to comabt terrorism without fanfare. The strategy is the result of lessons learned in Pakistan, in particular.
12/31/2009 12:01 pm
Drop the partisan politics and knee-jerk security measures resulting from the Christmas Day attack. Focus on what’s useful: passenger screening and terrorist watch lists.
12/30/2009 11:41 am
Some outstanding collections have drawn attention, but doubts remain as to how many actually get read.
12/30/2009 10:50 am
President Obama dramatically changed the tone of his administration's response to the Chirstmas Day attack on Northwest Flight 253, saying Tuesday that information about the alleged bomber 'was not effectively distributed.'
12/29/2009 08:16 pm
Conservatives say President Obama is not aggressive enough against terrorism. Liberals say he's little different from Bush. How he handles the fallout from the Christmas Day attack could show who is right.
12/29/2009 07:57 pm
Senate confirmation of President Obama's nominee for head of the Transportation Security Administration was delayed by Republican Sen. Jim DeMint over unionization concerns. Experts say confirmation is urgent, but any blame for the attack on the agency is misplaced.
12/29/2009 06:38 pm
Online posts by 'Farouk1986,' thought to be the Christmas Day bombing suspect, suggest a student preoccupied by university admissions and English soccer clubs, but who was also apparently lonely and conflicted.
12/29/2009 12:26 pm