Osama bin Laden

This image taken from video released by Qatar's Al-Jazeera is said to show Osama bin Laden at an undisclosed location / AP

Osama bin Laden credited WikiLeaks with exposing corruption that sparked the Tunisian revolution, new documents from the May 2011 raid of the al Qaeda leader’s compound show.

Editor's Blog

ISIS Ramps Up Oil, Gas Sales to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Bashar al-Assad

The Islamic State has shored up its oil and gas sales to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria, padding the terrorist group’s coffers with much needed funds, according to U.S. and European officials.

U.S. Military Bombs ISIS Camps in Libya

ISIS fighters

The U.S. military bombed two Islamic State camps in Libya on Wednesday night, targeting militants who fled to the remote area southwest of Sirte to reorganize.

Inside the Ring: Donald Trump to Reform Intelligence

Donald Trump

One national security priority of the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump is to reform the heavily bureaucratized and, to some critics, politicized U.S. intelligence community.

Matthew Walther’s
Second Inauguration Diary

revolutionary

Some very good news for this column: Yesterday I was finally able to pick up my credential for the inauguration that I am supposed to be covering tomorrow. I still have no idea how I’m going to be able to get into the city, or how I will possibly be able to leave it in the wee hours on Saturday morning. But yesterday was busy enough without worrying about that just yet.

Congress, Trump Working to Repair Broken U.S.-Israel Relationship

Jerusalem

Congress has begun laying the groundwork to help the incoming Trump administration repair the long fractured relationship with Israel, an effort that includes moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, according to a copy obtained by the Washington Free Beacon of the first official congressional communication scheduled to be sent next week to President Donald Trump.

Inside the Ring: Donald Trump to Reform Intelligence

Donald Trump

One national security priority of the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump is to reform the heavily bureaucratized and, to some critics, politicized U.S. intelligence community.

ISIS Ramps Up Oil, Gas Sales to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Bashar al-Assad

The Islamic State has shored up its oil and gas sales to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria, padding the terrorist group’s coffers with much needed funds, according to U.S. and European officials.

U.S. Military Bombs ISIS Camps in Libya

ISIS fighters

The U.S. military bombed two Islamic State camps in Libya on Wednesday night, targeting militants who fled to the remote area southwest of Sirte to reorganize.

Matthew Walther’s
Second Inauguration Diary

revolutionary

Some very good news for this column: Yesterday I was finally able to pick up my credential for the inauguration that I am supposed to be covering tomorrow. I still have no idea how I’m going to be able to get into the city, or how I will possibly be able to leave it in the wee hours on Saturday morning. But yesterday was busy enough without worrying about that just yet.