Obama outlined his tougher security measures in the wake of the Christmas Day bombing attempt. But terrorist-related incidents in recent months raise questions about their adequacy.
01/09/2010 12:08 pm
At a hearing in Detroit, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab pleaded not guilty to charges that he tried to blow up a plane on Christmas Day. US authorities will undoubtedly want to examine every step of his journey before proceeding with a trial.
01/08/2010 04:23 pm
They show that Al Qaeda does not have a political strategy for establishing an Islamic state.
01/08/2010 02:28 pm
In a review of the Christmas Day terrorist attempt, White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan says that what should have been clear intelligence warnings fell through the cracks.
01/07/2010 07:12 pm
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01/07/2010 12:36 pm
In the wake of the Christmas Day Northwest airlines bombing attempt, some are wondering if the Al Qaeda branches in Yemen and Somalia are linked. Most experts don't see evidence of coordination – not yet.
01/07/2010 12:11 pm
As the US focuses more on Yemen after the foiled Christmas Day attack by suspected plane bomber Nigerian Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, Yemeni officials are resisting any suggestion of bringing US military forces into the country.
01/07/2010 07:57 am
The six-count grand jury indictment against Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, the alleged bomber in the failed Christmas Day terror attempt, carries the possibility of life in prison.
01/06/2010 05:55 pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Wednesday that troubled countries like Yemen illustrate the need for development aid – as well as diplomacy and air strikes – to fulfill US security interests.
01/06/2010 05:50 pm