The Department of Homeland Security stopped more than 22,000 “high-risk” travelers from entering the United States in 2015, but officials remain uncertain about how effective these security screening methods are, opening the possibility that risky individuals such as terrorists are still being approved for entry into America, according to a new government report highlighting these flaws.
The Trump administration will order a review that could lead to the reopening of CIA “black site” prisons overseas that were used to detain and interrogate terrorism suspects, according to a draft order obtained Wednesday by the Washington Post.
Criminal and terrorist networks are evolving “out of view” of U.S. intelligence and increasingly cooperating to achieve their goals, according to a new document from the U.S. military that calls for a better coordinated effort between the Pentagon and other government agencies to counter threat networks.
The Islamic State suicide bombers who killed more than a dozen people last year at the Brussels international airport targeted American and Jewish passengers, according to Belgian investigators.
The first drone strikes launched under the Trump administration over the weekend killed three alleged al Qaeda militants in Yemen, according to local security and tribal officials.
More than two dozen Jewish community centers reported receiving bomb threats on Wednesday, prompting evacuations across the U.S. for the second time in 10 days.
The creator of the hit broadway musical “Hamilton” is being called out for supporting a convicted terrorist who targeted Americans after he previously paused his show to lecture Vice President-elect Mike Pence on protecting the country’s citizens.
Turkish police have arrested the suspected gunman who shot dead dozens of people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Day.
Noor Salman has been arrested for her involvement in the deadly attack at the Pulse nightclub last June. Salman was taken into custody at her house outside of San Francisco, according to the New York Times.
A senior House Republican urged President Obama on Tuesday to “immediately halt” the transfer of Guantanamo Bay detainees, citing a new intelligence report that found recently released prisoners were returning to terrorism.