Colorado’s Mark Udall and two other senators say the U.S. drone strike that killed an American-born al-Qaida leader in Yemen was legal.
The government’s broad programs to collect U.S. phone records and Internet traffic helped disrupt a 2009 plot to bomb the New York City subways, a senior U.S. intelligence official said.
A top-secret arm of the controversial Stellar Wind program set up in the wake of 9/11 is allowing the National Security Agency and the FBI to tap directly into the central servers of nine major Internet companies to extract audio, video, photos, emails and documents that let analysts track an individual’s communication, CBS News has learned.
A former head of the FBI field office that helped disrupt a plot to bomb New York City subways disputed a report that said a Colorado terror center did little in the investigation of Najibullah Zazi.
The lone gunman keeps law enforcement officers across the country awake at night. He’s hard to pick out of a crowd. He has no criminal record. Often, he hasn’t told anyone about his plans.
Al-Qaida is urging prospective terrorists to burn down America’s forests. The information comes from an online magazine started by an influential terrorist leader who attended school in Colorado.
A New York man was convicted Tuesday of plotting an aborted suicide mission against New York City subways in 2009.
He wanted to set off bombs on the New York Subway, now Najibullah Zazi has taken the witness stand to tell his story.
An admitted al-Qaida recruit testified Wednesday that he and two friends were determined to “weaken America” by strapping on suicide bombs and attacking New York City subways.
The admitted mastermind of one of the most serious terror threats since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks — a foiled plot to attack New York City subways — testified Wednesday that al-Qaida trainers taught him a “very simple” formula for making suicide bombs.