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Military granted approval to target Taliban

President Barack Obama has approved guidelines in recent weeks to allow the Pentagon to target Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, broadening previous plans that had limited the military to counterterrorism missions against al Qaeda after this year.

Tags: Barack Obama , Taliban , DoD , Afghanistan , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Tuesday - 11/25/2014, 09:24am EST

Tunisia's defense minister visits the US

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with the Tunisian Minister of Defense Ghazi Jeribi at the Pentagon on Monday. They discussed ways in which the U.S. and Tunisia could cooperate in fighting terrorism, given continuing instability in the region.

Tags: Tunisia , Chuck Hagel , ISIL , Ghazi Jeribi , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Tuesday - 11/04/2014, 09:01am EST

Al Qaeda suspect faces hearing

A military judge overseeing the trial of an accused al Qaeda leader heard arguments about what information can be released during his upcoming trial. The concern is that national security could be jeopardized. The suspect, Abd al Hadi al Iraqi, is accused of being a senior al Qaeda commander who conspired to bomb Western forces in Afghanistan and of killing civilians and U.S. soldiers.

Tags: Abd al Hadi al Iraqi , Afghanistan , Guantanamo Bay , Pentagon and Beyond , JJ Green

Tuesday - 09/16/2014, 09:47am EDT

Terrorists zero in on small scale East Coast attacks

Locations in Washington, New York and Boston may have been under surveillance by terror organizations for months -- and terrorists may try to launch numerous small scale attacks in the coming months, U.S. intelligence sources say.

Tags: national security , homeland security , Michael T. McCaul , Najibullah Zazi , Times Square bombing , Faisal Shahzad , Pakistan , Afghanistan , NATO , Terek-e-Taliban , Fox News , John Brennan , Barack Obama , Michael Hayden , CIA , terror attacks , terrorism

Thursday - 05/20/2010, 06:00am EDT

TSA and government execution risks

TSA's mishandling and misuse of backscatter technologies will have damaging effects, both on individuals and on our country's economic viability.

Tags: Lurita Doan , TSA , DHS , Christmas bomber , Passport Information Electronic System , backscatter , technology , NII , State ,

Monday - 01/11/2010, 11:17am EST
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White House Numerology

Lurita Doan's "12 Days of Consider This"

Tags: Barack Obama , White House , stimulus , Afghanistan , Nancy Pelosi , Harry Reid , federal debt , unemployment , terrorists , appropriations , MIT , DARPA , GDP

Monday - 12/07/2009, 03:08pm EST
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Bureaucratic Drift: CBP, GSA and Ports of Entry

GSA and CBP blow almost a Billion dollars

Tags: CBP , GSA , Barack Obama , Congress , Land Border Ports of Entry , Mexico , Canada , Osama bin Laden ,

Monday - 11/30/2009, 10:23am EST
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Analysis: Where did the intelligence communication break down?

National Security Correspondent J.J. Green brings us an update.

Tags: management , homeland security , J.J. Green , terror plot , Terrorist watch list ,

Thursday - 01/07/2010, 05:38pm EST
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Blackwater Blamed

A senior al Qaeda leader in Afghanistan is blaming the Xe security company, formerly known as Blackwater, for being behind a string of deadly attacks in the Pakistani city of Peshawar. In an audio message from Mustafa Abu Yazid said Muslims could not have been behind the attacks, because they are fighting to protect the honor and lives of other Muslims. Peshawar has been under heavy attack in recent weeks. Pakistani and U.S. intelligence officials says the Taliban are behind the attacks.

Tags: technology , Pentagon , Blackwater , Afghanistan , Muslims , Pakistan , intelligence , Taliban

Monday - 11/16/2009, 03:09pm EST

Another Drone in Pakistan

Reuters is reporting a U.S. drone aircraft fired two missiles into North Waziristan a major al Qaeda and Taliban sanctuary in northwest Pakistan, killing two people on Wednesday. Pakistani intelligence officials say the United States has launched 44 such strikes on suspected militants in Pakistan this year compared with 32 last year. Pakistani forces launched an offensive against militants in the neighboring South Waziristan region on the Afghan border in mid-October.

Tags: technology , Pentagon , Pakistan}Reuters , Dron , Taliban

Thursday - 11/05/2009, 10:01am EST
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