By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
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A Canadian judge has approved extraditing to the United States an Iraqi-born Canadian citizen who the Justice Department has charged with conspiring to kill Americans abroad, including five soldiers, and with providing material support to terrorists.
A North Carolina man on Wednesday pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists and conspiracy to murder, kidnap, maim and injure people in a foreign country.
An Iranian citizen and resident has been indicted in federal court in Washington, D.C., on charges of illegally exporting and attempting to export specialized metals from the U.S. through companies in Turkey to Iran, including some firms involved in the production of ballistic missiles.
The Justice Department prosecutor who led government efforts to prevent a number of serious security threats to the nation, including the attempted bombing of Times Square, the al Qaeda plot to bomb the New York subway system and the attempted detonation of a bomb aboard an airliner on Christmas Day 2009, announced his resignation Thursday.
Eighteen members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Washington on terrorism and weapons charges in connection with the taking of three U.S. citizens as hostages in Colombia.
A former high-ranking CIA employee now serving a 23-year sentence for conspiracy to commit espionage pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Portland, Ore., to new charges of conspiring to act as an agent of Russia and international money laundering, the Justice Department said.
A former scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico and his wife have been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of communicating classified nuclear weapons data to a person they believed to be a Venezuelan government official and conspiring to participate in the development of an atomic weapon for Venezuela, the Justice Department said on Friday.
The Obama administration on Friday accused an analyst who worked at the State Department of leaking top secret information about North Korea to a reporter.
A failed plot to set off bombs in the New York subway system last year was part of a larger al Qaeda terrorist conspiracy that planned a similar attack in England, U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday.
A failed plot to set off bombs in the New York City subway system last year was part of a larger terrorist conspiracy that included a similar attack planned in England, U.S. prosecutors said Wednesday.
David Kris, assistant attorney general for national security, said at the time of the complaint that the jihadist exchanged fire with Iraqi police officers and then a U.S. convoy that was exiting the base.
He said the truck detonated about 50 yards from the gate, alongside the last vehicle in the convoy.