Some members of Congress will be allowed to view photographs of Osama bin Laden's body, a spokeswoman for a Maryland congressman said Wednesday.
President Obama has decided against releasing death photos of Osama bin Laden amid concerns that gruesome images could prove inflammatory, even though they could have provided tangible proof of the terrorist mastermind's demise.
The United States and its allies need to know much more about the rebels in Libya before providing them with advanced weapons to fight Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi's forces, key U.S. lawmakers said Sunday.
When America’s top intelligence officer calls the Muslim Brotherhood a “largely secular” organization, it's appropriate to wonder what the intelligence community is doing with its generous budget. The spooks might get a clue get from the organization’s name, if nothing else.
President Obama called for an "orderly and genuine" transition to democracy in Egypt on Thursday, but Hosni Mubarak stopped short of meeting protesters' demands that he step down at once. He did say he was transferring some powers to his vice president.
U.S. intelligence agencies are drawing criticism from the Oval Office and Capitol Hill that they failed to warn of revolts in Egypt and the downfall of an American ally in Tunisia.
When Ronald Reagan took office in 1981, he inherited a broken all-volunteer military force, still reeling from the traumas of the post-Vietnam era. When he left the White House eight years later, he left the nation a well-equipped, highly professional military on which the country has depended for three decades.
"Homegrown" promises something fresh and tasty when applied to tomatoes, cabbage and beans straight from the farmer's field. But about terrorism, not so much. Homegrown terrorists, recruited from newly arrived people from the Muslim countries of the Middle East and Africa, are the latest menace to America. They're new transplants to these shores and sometimes even the native born.
The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee said Monday that the disclosure of thousands of classified State Department documents undermines U.S. credibility with the rest of the world.