Authorities Thwart Violent Attack Meant to Incite Race War

Authorities have announced the arrest of a 49-year-old U.S. Coast Guard lieutenant for plotting a terrorist attack on American soil. The purpose of the attack was to incite a race war. Christopher Paul Hasson had apparently been inspired by Anders Breivik, a Norwegian man who, in 2011, killed seventy-seven people in Norway in two separate […]

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India and Iran Vow to Work Together on Afghanistan, Other Issues

India and Iran have agreed to forge closer ties with the goal of restoring peace and stability to Afghanistan the two countries announced today.  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held talks in New Delhi this week. The two countries announced they will increase cooperation in areas such as terrorism and […]

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Assailant Uses Ambulance to Carry Out Attack that Kills 53, Wounds 151 Others in Kabul, Afghanistan

Sixty-three people were killed and 151 others injured in a deadly attack in which an assailant detonated explosives at a police checkpoint in Kabul, Afghanistan today.  The attacker used an ambulance to bypass a police checkpoint, and then detonated the explosives at another one, Afghanistan’s Interior Ministry said.  The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack. […]

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73% of Those Convicted of Terrorism-Related Charges Foreign Born, New DHS Study Finds

A new report from the Department of Homeland Security says that 73% of individuals convicted of terrorism-related charges in the U.S. over the last 15 years were foreign born.  And twenty-seven percent of them had become naturalized citizens.  In all, 549 people were convicted of terrorism related charges in the U.S. between Sept. 11, 2001 […]

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US Customs and Border Protection Issues New Guidelines on the Searches Cell Phones, Laptops and Tablets

US Customs and Border Protection released new guidelines on the searching of electronic devices such as cell phones, tablets and computers last week.  The searches, according to the CBP, can help detect evidence relating to terrorism and national security matters, and other crimes such as smuggling and child pornography.  They can also reveal information about […]

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