NEWS & ANALYSIS
Sep 11, 2009 -According to interoggation documents of militant volunteers and counterterrorism experts and officials worldwide, al Qaeda is a fractured, cash-strapped organization unable to recruit enough footsoldiers to plot and execute spectacular attacks like those of 9-11, reports the Guardian.
Sep 10, 2009 -Terrorist attacks against hotels have doubled since the events of September 11, 2001, says a private intelligence firm.
Sep 10, 2009 -A recent Freedom of Information Act request reveals how much personally identifiable information the government collects and stores on international travelers.
Sep 10, 2009 -The hijacking of an AeroMexico flight leaving from Cancun yesterday was the work of a lone, unstable man who told a flight attendant that a can of juice he was holding was a bomb.
Sep 09, 2009 -BREAKING: Mexican media reports three men have siezed a passenger plane and threatened to blow it up unless they are allowed to meet with Mexican President Felipe Calderon, according to a breaking Reuters report.
Sep 09, 2009 -Environmental extremists have laid claim to toppling two radio towers last week outside of Seattle, reports the Associated Press.
Sep 09, 2009 -An affiliate of al Qaeda has taken a page from the drug mule's playbook, hiding an improvised explosive device (IED) in the anal cavity of a suicide bomber who detonated himself in late August in Saudi Arabia, reports the Australian Associated Press (AAP).
Sep 08, 2009 -Three British Muslims were convicted on retrial yesterday for their August 2006 conspiracy to bring down seven planes with liquid explosives destined for locations across Canada and the United States.
Sep 08, 2009 -Despite the scandal engulfing private embassy security in Afghanistan, the U.S. government will increasingly rely on private security contractors to protect U.S. personnel and property as U.S. troops leave Iraq.
Sep 08, 2009 -Owners of lost or stolen hi-end gadgets—such as Amazon's Kindle, smartphones, and Internet radios—have discovered an enraging, frustrating fact: the manufacturer knows where their property is but will not do much to help them get it back, reports The New York Times.