A retired Navy SEAL, who was on the raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May 2011, has published a book, set to be released next month. The book will debut just weeks before election, where leaks of classified information have already been a hot issue.
With the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi on Monday there's some concern that his absence will destabilized the volatile Horn of Africa region. Zenawai, who has ruled Ethiopia since 1991 was a long-time U.S. ally.
Investigators have yet to uncover a motive behind 24-year-old James Holmes' deadly assault in a Colorado movie theater last week. Whether the attack qualifies as an act of terrorism is a complicated question that may not have a conclusive answer.
A group of Israeli tourists were targeted, and five of them killed, in a deadly suicide bombing outside an airport in Bulgaria. Now, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blamed Iran for the attack.
A new report from the Washington Post revealed this week that the U.S. military has opened a new front, a surveillance front, in Africa against al-Qaeda. Small planes are being used extensive to gather intelligence on Qaeda operations all around Africa's embattled states.
Tuaregs in Mali united with Islamic militants against the Mali government and successfully drove the government out. But they didn't realize they'd be getting a new home under Islamic law. Now, Tuareg civilians are fleeing the violence of the revolution and the newly instituted Islamic law.
For more than a decade anthropologist Scott Atran has traveled around the world interviewing Islamic terrorists. He has talked with suicide bombers in prison and jihadist leaders in training camps. His research explores the thinking behind terrorist behavior.
Two terrorist strikes in Yemen on Monday bore the hallmarks of al-Qaeda. One targeted three U.S. service-members deployed in Yemen to train the Yemeni military, the other, more deadly attack targeted practice for a Yemeni military parade.
As Syria tries to find its way forward in the 14th month of its civil war, outsiders are beginning to wonder if perhaps outsiders, like al-Qaeda, may have entered the struggle and are perpetrating the most violent acts in an effort to send the country further into chaos.
News traveled fast on Monday when word first broke that U.S. intelligence officials had seized a bomb meant to take down a U.S.-bound jetliner. Now, attention is shifting to the man believed to be behind the bomb, the same man believed to be behind the attempting bombing of a Northwest Airlines flight in 2009.