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
By JASON STRAZIUSOAssociated Press
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Mogadishu is losing a label it never wanted in the first place: The World's Most Dangerous City.
The seaside Somali capital is enjoying a peace that, except for the infrequent attack, has lasted
By KIMBERLY DOZIERAP Intelligence Writer
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration's increasing use of unmanned drone strikes to kill terror suspects is widely opposed around the world, according to a Pew Research Center survey on the U.S. image abroad.
By AHMED AL-HAJAssociated Press
SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni troops backed by armed tribesmen routed al-Qaida on Tuesday from two southern strongholds the terror network had held for more than a year, the most significant victory so far in a monthlong offensive against a local
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A mantra of the Internet age, articulated in 1984 by WELL founder Stewart Brand, is that "information wants to be free." Back then — the days of 360K floppies and 1200 baud modems — Brand was referring to digital technology making information ever easier