After the May 2010 arrest of would-be Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, congressional Democrats and the White House touted their national security credentials. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Maryland Democrat, immediately claimed that the Obama administration has been better in combating terrorism than the George W. Bush administration: "We're tough on terrorists. That's our policy. That's our performance. And, in fact, we've been more successful."
Investigators secretly detonated a working replica of the car bomb used in the failed Times Square terror attack, creating a large explosion that destroyed other vehicles and scattered flaming debris, law enforcement officials said Tuesday.
Shouldn't terrorist groups be called terrorist groups? This question is at the center of a new dispute over the future course of the effort in Afghanistan. Pakistan has been promoting dialogue between the Afghan government and some of the most militant extremist groups; the United States would rather see the terrorists defeated.
The Al Arabiya TV station says it has video of the failed Times Square car bomb suspect meeting with Pakistani Taliban leaders along the Afghan border.
The Arabic-language Al Arabiya TV channel on Wednesday broadcast excerpts of a video in which the man who tried to detonate a car bomb in Times Square says he plans to take revenge on behalf of "martyred" terrorists.
The Obama administration's recent move to drop rhetorical references to Islamic radicalism is drawing fire in a new report warning the decision ignores the role religion can play in motivating terrorists.
When failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad pled guilty last week, his courtroom tirade provided yet another reminder that the foe we face has just as much hostility for President Obama's America as it did President Bush's.
A naturalized U.S. citizen born in Pakistan who sought to "wreak death and destruction" with a bomb he placed in a car he parked May 1 in Times Square pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in New York.
A Pakistan-born U.S. citizen pleaded guilty to trying to bomb Times Square and says he is "part of the answer to the U.S. terrorizing the Muslim nations and the Muslim people."