Northern Virginia authorities on high alert for potential Islamic State threat

U.S. 10/31/21, 15:35

Northern Virginia authorities investigated a possible Islamic State threat on Oct. 29. Fairfax County, Arlington County, Loudoun County, Prince William County, and other jurisdictions beefed-up police presence at malls and retail centers this Halloween weekend. "We have increased our police presence throughout the county to include major thoroughfares, transit hubs, shopping plazas, ...

Pentagon: Afghan terrorists could strike US in six months

Middle East 10/27/21, 16:13

America's largest government agency predicted the nation could soon face politically motivated terrorism on Oct. 26. The Department of Defense predicts the United States has between six to 12 months to prepare for a hypothetical Islamic State-K or al-Qaeda attack. Under Secretary for Policy Colin Kahl (D) claims Afghan terrorists are interested ...

Spies inside Al-Qaeda could have prevented 9/11 attacks

Middle East 09/13/21, 05:40

The exciting stories of three spies who infiltrated Al-Qaeda for Western intelligence are worth revisiting as the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches. Why was the information they could have offered not used more effectively? The popular belief, repeated many times since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, is that recruiting informers and deploying ...

FBI declassifies first 9/11 document in response to Biden order

U.S. 09/12/21, 15:48

A federal law enforcement agency released information about an official 9/11 probe on the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. The FBI unveiled the first detailed document on the subject, in response to President Joe Biden's order on Sept. 11. BL can reveal it dates back to 2016 and explores Saudi ...

Glenn Greenwald: ‘New war on domestic terrorism’ begins in US

U.S. 01/20/21, 16:35

Leading American constitutional lawyer, Glenn Greenwald, wrote about the growing power of police and security agencies against domestic "terrorism," which could replicate "many of the worst excesses of the first War on Terror that began nearly twenty years ago." Greenwald points to recent events that demonstrate this strong trend, "an orgy ...

White House confirms al-Qaeda leader in Yemen killed by airstrike

U.S. 02/07/20, 16:44

On Thursday, Feb. 6, the White House confirmed the death of an al-Qaeda-linked group leader last month during an airstrike in Yemen. Pentagon officials believed that Qassim al-Rimi was killed in the Wadi Abedah airstrike but his death was not confirmed until the White House issued a statement on the matter ...

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