By MATTHEW LEEAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is blacklisting six people, including Eritrea's intelligence chief and a senior Eritrean military officer, for their roles in allegedly supporting the radical Islamist al-Shabab group in Somalia
By The Associated Press
Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad:
Los Angeles Times on Syria and the Russia connection:
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is putting a
By JULIE WATSONAssociated Press
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A U.S. citizen of Somali descent who has been stranded in Bahrain for two weeks after being told his name appears on the U.S. government's no-fly list said Tuesday that he does not understand why he has been tagged as a
By JASON STRAZIUSOAssociated Press
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Gunmen killed two policemen guarding a church, snatched their rifles and then opened fire on the congregation from inside and out on Sunday, killing 15 people and wounding 40, security officials said.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - Diplomats and business leaders at a Dubai conference are pushing for stronger partnerships between the public and private sectors in combating piracy off the coast of Somalia.
A statement issued at the end of the two-day
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration on Tuesday added Syria to the list of countries that could face U.S. sanctions for not doing enough to combat trafficking. Sixteen other nations were included among those not even making significant
By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama's not-so-secret counterterrorism fight against al-Qaida in Yemen and Somalia, the killing of Osama bin Laden and strong hints of a cyber war against Iran give Republicans few openings to challenge the
By KIMBERLY DOZIER and LOLITA C. BALDOR and ROBERT BURNSAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - After a decade of costly conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan, the American way of war is evolving toward less brawn, more guile.
Drone aircraft spy on and attack terrorists
By ROBERT BURNSAP National Security Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is partially lifting the lid of secrecy on its counterterrorism campaign against al-Qaida in Yemen and Somalia by formally acknowledging for the first time that it is conducting lethal attacks in those
NEW YORK (AP) - An East African man has pleaded guilty in New York to U.S. charges he supported terrorism by associating with a violent extremist group in Somalia.
Mohamed Ibrahim Ahmed entered the plea Wednesday in federal court in Manhattan.