counterterrorism on Townhall

Sarah Jean Seman - Sat Feb 21

Step one to Countering Violent Extremism: call up local business and religious leaders. Step two: encourage said leaders to engage in a heartfelt tte--tte with the potential terrorist. ... more

Karen Vaughn - Sat Feb 21

Vivian Hughbanks - Thu Feb 12

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is apprehensive about the State Departments plan to resettle thousands of Syrian refugees in the United States. FBI Assistant Director Michael Steinbach said Wednesday that those seeking new homes would have to be thoroughly vetted before relocating to U.S. soil. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Fri Jan 9

Al Qaeda gains strength. ... more

Leah Barkoukis - Tue Aug 5

FYI: There are 25,000 U.S. citizens in the database. ... more

Leah Barkoukis - Thu Jan 16

By expanding the definition of racial profiling, the Justice Department is taking political correctness to a whole new—and dangerous—level. ... more

Nicole Bailey - Thu Nov 21

The US and Afghanistan are nearing confirmation of a security deal that is a priority on both sides. As the bilateral negotiations finally produced mutually agreeable language, President Obama reassured President Karzai that American forces would "respect the sanctity and dignity of Afghans" but did not apologize for the US military presence (as many reported had been requested). ... more

Leah Barkoukis - Wed Nov 6

Remember when a Swedish reporter asked the president in September to describe the “dilemma to being a Nobel Peace Prize winner and getting ready to attack Syria”? If the following is true, it doesn’t really seem like there’s much of a moral dilemma he’s struggling with at all. ... more

Nicole Bailey - Sat Oct 26

The alleged intentional leak of classified information to Zero Dark Thirty filmmakers has come back to haunt the government during the war crimes trial of a Guantanamo Bay detainee. The defense of Ammar al Baluchi, the detainee whose torture experiences supposedly served as the model for the popular film, is now requesting classified information about the treatment of his client that was provided to filmmakers but is still currently withheld by the prosecution. ... more

Nicole Bailey - Tue Oct 22

A new report by Amnesty International details the expansive civilian deaths caused by 9 of the 45 CIA drone strikes in Pakistan. One of the alleged victims was a 68-year-old grandmother blown to pieces while farming with her grandchildren. ... more

Elisabeth Meinecke - Tue Aug 27

Americans have paid a high price to increase their sense of security in the post 9/11 era. ... more

Rachel Marsden - Tue Apr 30

In the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, it's only natural to ask why some terrorists are only caught after they've inflicted carnage on innocent civilians. What went wrong? ... more



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