Attacking drones, the most effective counter-terrorism tool the United States has found thus far, is a new cause celebre among progressive public intellectuals and major segments of the media.
Republicans ripped the Obama administration when earlier this month it brought the son-in-law of Osama bin Laden to New York for trial instead of to Guantanamo and a military commission.
Osama bin Laden said he wanted to kill U.S. President Obama because his death would mean an "utterly unprepared" Vice President Joe Biden would be president.
Intelligence analysts say al-Qaida's central organization in Pakistan has been hollowed out by the loss of much of its leadership.
A Lebanese national arrested Friday in Thailand isn't a member of the Shiite movement Hezbollah, a member of the group's political arm said.
While the death of Osama bin Laden dealt a blow to al-Qaida, the United States must up its game against ever-evolving threats, experts told Congress Wednesday.
In the scrappy and often violent brand of rugby played at my school in South London, a hospital pass was a throw of the ball to a player when the opposition forwards were bearing down on him, guaranteeing him a bone-crushing place at the bottom of a pile of heavyset teenagers with big boots.
The chances of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden being captured or killed are higher now than at any time since 2001, a top expert said Sunday.
A central plank of the al-Qaida resurgence noted by U.S. analysts is its sophisticated messaging and propaganda strategy, spearheaded by a state-of-the-art in-house multimedia production facility producing high-quality videos every three days or so.
There is debate about the significance of an open letter from a Saudi religious scholar and former radical to Osama bin Laden.