Ex-DEA Agent: U.S. Failing to Share Intel in Terror Cases Five Years After Boston

Boston Marathon bombing

Five years after twin bombings at the Boston Marathon left three people dead and hundreds more injured, the U.S. counterterrorism community is still failing to share critical information with law enforcement officers that could prevent similar attacks, according to a former Drug Enforcement Administration special agent.

China Air Force Again Circles Taiwan in ‘Sacred Mission’

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) – Chinese aircraft have again flown around self-ruled Taiwan in what China’s air force on Thursday called a “sacred mission”, as Taiwan denounced its big neighbour over what it called a policy of military intimidation.

‘Pushing Back on Iran’: One Expert’s Strategy to Confront the Islamic Republic

Haunting scenes of children gasping for air during the suspected chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma earlier this month have prompted calls to punish Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad. Often lost in the fury over the attack, however, is the fact that Assad’s war machine is entirely dependent on Iran (and, to a lesser extent, Russia).