Dennis Blair knew for months that his tenure would be coming to a close.
Zarein Ahmedzay, a Queens taxi driver, admitted his role during a hearing in federal court. Najibullah Zazi of Denver earlier pleaded guilty to participating in the alleged plot against the New York subway system. A third defendant, Adis Medunjanin, will stand trial.
Al Qaeda, once limited to areas surrounding Afghanistan, may be using the Internet to recruit and radicalize, FBI Director Robert Mueller testified Wednesday before a House Appropriations subcommittee.
MONITOR EXCLUSIVE: Pakistan officials told the Monitor they have arrested nearly half – 7 of 15 – members of the Afghan Taliban's senior leadership council in recent days, including the Taliban head of military operations in Afghanistan.
The FBI illegally collected 2,000 phone records between 2002 and 2006 invoking nonexistent terrorism emergencies, according to a report in The Washington Post.
Somali-American men are returning to their homeland to fight alongside Al Shabab, an insurgent group with ties to Al Qaeda. Some experts think an organized recruiting effort is responsible for luring them back to Somalia.
Recent domestic terror suspects had converted to Islam while in prison. Experts are divided on the extent of the threat.