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Feinstein: Benghazi Attacks Were Preventable

Sen. Dianne Feinstein discusses the Intelligence Committee’s report surrounding the Benghazi attacks. The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence released the REVIEW of the TERRORIST ATTACKS ON U.S. FACILITIES IN BANGHAZI, LIBYA, SEPTEMBER 11-12, 2012 on Wednesday, January 15, 2014. The bipartisan report presents more than a dozen findings regarding the Sept. 11, 2012, assault […]

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2 U.S. Air Force Personnel Shot, Killed Inside Bus at Frankfurt Airport Terminal 2

A gunman fired shots at U.S. Air Force personnel on a bus outside Frankfurt airport on Wednesday, killing two airmen and wounding two before being taken into custody, authorities said. A man opened fire on or near a bus carrying U.S. soldiers at Germany’s Frankfurt airport Wednesday afternoon, killing two U.S. airmen and injuring two […]

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At Least 50 People Killed, 150 injured at Police Recruitment Center in Tikrit, Iraq

Video shows aftermath of most deadly attack in Iraq since last October 31, 2010. A suicide bomber blew himself up after detonating his explosives belt in a crowd of police recruits on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people and undercutting Iraqi security efforts as the nation struggles to show it can protect itself without foreign […]

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ABC News Diane Sawyer Interview Transcript/Video: Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Didn’t Know About Arrests of 12 Terror Suspect in London

Following is a video showing an interview with ABC News Anchor Diane Sawyer and top national security officials Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper, Chief Counterterrorism Advisor John Brennan, and Secretary of Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano. Also following is a transcript of the context when Director James R. Clapper appears to stumble […]

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Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano on ABC: “We’re … Working 24/7, 364 Days a Year”ng

Secretary of Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano proclaims that our government is working 24/7 “364” days a year to keep us safe. TRANSCRIPT DIANE SAWYER: When we look around today with Newark Airport, and the false alarm there, but New York City we had several of them [terror incidents]. What do you say to […]

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Stockholm Suicide Bombing on Drottninggatan Kills 1, Injures 2

At least one person killed and two injured yesterday in two explosions in central Stockholm, Sweden near a busy crowd of Christmas shoppers. One man, apparently the bomber, was found lying in the street bleeding from the abdomen. Two people received minor injuries. One of the cars bombed contained gas canisters.

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Gitmo Distress: One Out Four Guantanamo Bay Detainees Are Confirmed or Suspected of Re-Engaging in Terrorism or Insurgencies

Director of National Intelligence Alert: 598 detainees have been transferred out of U.S. custody at Guantanamo. One out of every four of the 598 former detainees is now considered a confirmed or suspected recidivist by the U.S. government — 150 former Guantanamo detainees are either “confirmed or suspected of reengaging in terrorist or insurgent activities. […]

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Somali Mohamed Osman Mohamud Arrested in Sting to Blow Up Van at Portland, Oregon Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

  Mohamed Osman Mohamud, Christmas Tree Bomber Somali-born teenager Mohamed Osman Mohamud, 19, was arrested in a sting operation at 5:45 p.m. Friday at Southwest Yamhill Street and Sixth Avenue, Portland, Oregon while trying to blow up a van he believed was loaded with explosives at a Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Mohamud, of Corvallis, Oregon, […]

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Intelligence Expert James Lewis: Failed Attack on Flight 253 was Analytical Failure, Not Intelligence Failure

Important signs missed: Father/banker saying ‘Watch out for my son.’ Buying the ticket with cash Coming from Yemen No luggage Inclination to over-react. Not a problem that can be fixed by better sensors. James Lewis: “We need to slow down the rate of recruitment.” (of young Muslims)

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