While speaking at the National Press Club Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Holder dismissed criticism of the Obama administration’s refusal to label many recent terrorist attacks as Islamic extremism. He said words and labels don’t matter much when it comes to fighting terrorism, BuzzFeed reports.
The most well-financed startup in the bitcoin industry boasted to investors that a major advantage of the electronic currency is that it can be used to flout international economic sanctions, according to an investor presentation obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) – Danish police have arrested two people on suspicion of aiding a gunman in deadly attacks on a synagogue and an event promoting free speech at the weekend that have shocked a nation proud of its record of safety and openness.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has instructed authorities to assist with the evacuation of Egyptians from neighboring Libya after the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group claimed it had kidnapped 21 Coptic Christians there, Al Arabiya reports.
The Foundation for Defense of Democracies announced on Thursday the creation of the Alberto Nisman Award for Courage in honor of the Argentine special prosecutor who was found dead the day before he was set to testify on Iranian connections to a massive terrorist attack in Argentina.
The Islamic State has expanded its presence in the failed state of Libya, and if not confronted, the terror group may be able to gain strategic territory in its quest to form an Islamic Caliphate.
U.S. intelligence officials said on Wednesday that more than 150 American citizens have either traveled to Syria or attempted to do so, primarily to join the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group.