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Official: Materials Obama mentioned show bin Laden’s concern over al Qaeda’s image

A U.S. official says letters found at the compound in Abbottabad suggest that Osama bin Laden was very concerned that the West had been able to “reframe” al Qaeda’s image. 128 more words

Al Qaeda

U.S.: al Qaeda has interest in strikes on energy infrastructure

The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have warned police across the United States that al Qaeda has a “continuing interest” in attacking oil and natural gas targets, a department spokesman said Friday. 96 more words


Feds issue rail alert following bin Laden raid

This U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued an unclassified notice stressing security on U.S. railways — an alert prompted, according to a U.S. law enforcement source, by information gleaned from this week’s raid on Osama bin Laden’s Pakistani compound. 116 more words


Police: Man arrested for allegedly plotting to blow up military recruiting station

Authorities in Maryland arrested a man Wednesday on suspicion of plotting to blow up a military recruiting station, a law enforcement source said.

The man — described as a convert to Islam — is upset that the military continues to kill Muslims, the source said. 60 more words


Al Qaeda in Yemen behind 'credible terrorist threat' against U.S., Obama says

Two suspicious packages found abroad that were bound for Jewish organizations in the United States contained a massive amount of explosive material that would have triggered a powerful blast had the suspected terror plot not been thwarted, a source close to the investigation said Friday. 2,774 more words


Report: Key information on CIA base bomber wasn't relayed

Prior to a suicide attack on a CIA base in Afghanistan last December, some people within the CIA and the Jordanian intelligence service were skeptical about the reliability of a Jordanian informant, but those concerns were not passed on to officers on the base, according to a U.S. 78 more words

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In the shadow of the levees

When Sonya Hill opens the door of her rebuilt shotgun house in the Lower 9th Ward she faces a reminder of the devastation Katrina brought. Directly across from her house is the spot where the levee broke five years ago. 527 more words

Hurricane Katrina