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Dear ISIS, We Need to Talk
Negotiating with terror groups may be the only way to defeat them.
Fighting ISIS in Sinai
Egypt is fighting a proxy war against ISIS. But is repression at home fanning the flames?
Can The War On Terror Be Won?
Government officials and Congress are too vested to objectively evaluate current strategies.
ISIS Threats Cause Law Enforcement to Boost July 4th Security
“Many (potential terrorists) are not networked. They're not in a group.”
London's Terror Protocols: The Plan for the Next Terrorism Attack
What if a Tunisia-type attack hit Europe's biggest city? Secret preparations have been years in the planning.
American Al-Qaeda Leader Blasted ISIS Before Death
Adam Gadahn criticized the militant group for killing fellow Muslims.
New Jersey Man Charged with Allegedly Conspiring to Provide Material Support to ISIS
Police arrested 23-year-old Alaa Saadeh on Monday morning.
Details Emerge in Decapitation Attack in France
A delivery man beheaded his boss and left the body at the site of a U.S.-owned gas factory before trying to blow up the complex.
White House to Allow Families to Negotiate With Terrorists, Pay Ransoms
The Obama administration on Wednesday is expected to change its hostage policy.
81% More Deaths Due to Terrorism in 2014, State Department Says
An alarming 32,727 people were killed in 13,463 attacks in 2014.
Rhode Island Man Arrested in Alleged Boston Terror Plot
Authorities arrested Nicholas Rovinski as the third man allegedly connected to the plot.
Execution of a Terrorist: Debates Over Timothy McVeigh's Death Echo 14 Years Later
The fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bomber, is raising questions similar to those about McVeigh. On June 19, 1997, "Newsweek" published an article examining McVeigh's trial.
TSA Investigation Finds 73 Workers on U.S.’s Terrorist Watchlist
The news comes a week after an internal TSA investigation found major holes in security at America’s busiest airports.
Are Airport Security Screeners Looking for the Wrong Things?
While TSA agents hunt for liquids and knives, they are failing to find explosives and guns.
Reports: Boston Suspects Planned to Kill a Police Officer
A man fatally shot by police and another suspect arrested reportedly conspired to kill an officer.
British Government Radicalization Surveys Spark Backlash
The surveys ask children as young as nine about their religious beliefs.
U.S. Officially Drops Cuba From List of State Sponsors of Terrorism
The decision comes just months after the president lifted restrictions between the two countries.
Weak Gun Laws Are Arming Lone Wolf Terrorists
Suspects on the terrorist watch list tried to buy guns from licensed dealers 2,233 times between 2004 and 2014.
German Police Stop Terrorist Attack Ahead of Bike Race
The suspect was seen along the route of Frankfurt's May 1 cycle race.
U.S. Attorney for Minnesota Says State Has a 'Terror Recruiting Problem'
Dozens of people from the Minneapolis-St. Paul area have attempted to travel overseas to support Islamic State or al Shabaab since 2007, including six young men charged Monday.
'Good Kill' Lays Bare The Human Toll of America’s Drone Warfare
Andrew Niccol’s new film captures the price paid by the men behind the controls of America's war on terror.
The Brothers Who Became the Boston Marathon Bombers
A new book examines what shaped the men who launched the Boston Marathon attack.
Muhanad Mahmoud al-Farekh, Deported From Pakistan, Faces Terrorism Charges
Farekh hoped to become a martyr.
At Least 147 Killed in al Shabaab Attack on Kenyan University
The nearly 15-hour siege on the Garissa University College campus was the worst attack on Kenyan soil since the U.S. embassy was bombed in 1998.
Al-Qaeda vs. ISIS: The Battle for the Soul of Jihad
For now, momentum is all on the Islamic State’s side.
At Least Seven Dead in Al Shabaab Attack on Popular Somali Hotel
Fighting is still going on at the Hotel Maka Al Mukaram in Mogadishu, Al Shabaab’s military operations spokesman said.
We Need a Muslim Reformation
Moderate Muslims are angry that their religion has been hijacked by radical Islamists.
U.S. Warns of Possible Terrorist Attacks in Uganda's Capital
The embassy warned it had received information of possible terrorist threats to locations frequented by Westerners in the capital Kampala.
Nigerian Town Reports Another Mass Kidnapping by Boko Haram
Boko Haram militants were reported to have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damasak that was freed this month by troops from Niger and Chad.
Taliban Leaders Are Living in Luxury in Qatar
And as the bloody war continues, some of their foot soldiers along the Pakistani border aren’t happy about it.