Post Tagged with: "counterterrorism"

June 10, 2010 05:36

State Dept: Hezbollah Raising Funds Through Drug Cartels in South America But ‘No Credible Information’ of Terrorist Operations There

Huh? However, as has reported, the non-partisan Congressional Research Service (CRS) says the U.S.-designated terrorist group Hezbollah is linked to drug traffickers in South America’s tri-border region, which includes Paraguay, Argentina, and Brazil, and is using the proceeds from trafficking cocaine into Europe and the Middle East to finance its operations.

March 18, 2010 08:50

Liz Cheney’s Big Question Is the Obama administration on the right side of national security?

‘This is an inefficient and dangerous way to run an anti-terror bureaucracy that needs clarity and consistency.’

March 12, 2010 21:18

Al-Qaida Seen Eyeing Less Complex Attacks On U.S.

Think how much fear and chaos were caused by the DC snipers. The eastern seaboard lived in fear. If Al-Qaida starts hitting small random targets like cafes, malls, buses and sporting events, we’ll learn what Israel has been living with for years.

March 10, 2010 08:39

Keep America Safe: Who Are The Al Qaeda Seven? DOJ lawyers in Obama camp that defended terrorists

Why does it seem that the Obama administration is operating AGAINST America?

March 5, 2010 07:17

Brutal DEA agent murder reminder of agency dangers – despite half of terrorist groups having drug ties, DEA short changed

The agents said funding shortages and hiring freezes not only threatened efforts to reduce rapidly increasing violent drug crime, but also hampered efforts to combat terrorism worldwide. Many, in interviews this week with The Washington Times, noted that the illicit profit from global drug trafficking is a key source of revenue for terrorist organizations, adding that half of the State Department’s list of foreign terrorist organizations have drug ties.

March 2, 2010 04:57

U.S. Eyes Increasingly Active Al-Qaida Network in North Africa As It Gains Strength and Recruits

The rapid recent rise of the al-Qaida group in Yemen — which spawned the Christmas airliner attack — is seen by U.S. officials and counterterrorism analysts as evidence that the North African militants could just as quickly take on a broader jihadi mission and become a serious threat to the U.S. and European allies.