Counterterrorism

In this Dec. 6 photo, President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the Oval Office at the White House in Washington.  (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP)

Obama aims to allay concerns about terror-fighting strategy

WASHINGTON — Fears of terrorism are hanging over America's holiday season, so…

 

A Russian  SU-24M jet fighter armed with laser guided bombs takes off from a runaway at Hmeimim airbase in Syria. (Alexander Kots, Komsomolskaya Pravda, Photo via AP)

Russia, US sign deal to minimize risks in Syrian skies

WASHINGTON — The U.S. and Russia put into practice on Tuesday new…

 

Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento University in California, second right, U.S. National Guardsman from Roseburg, Oregon, Alek Skarlatos, right, U.S. Airman Spencer Stone, second from left, and U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley take their seats before a press conference held at the US Ambassador's residence in Paris on Sunday. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

US airman says train attacker ‘ready to fight to the end’

PARIS — Three American travelers say they relied on gut instinct and…

 

When the CIA killed al-Qaida's second-in-command in Yemen last month, Obama administration officials celebrated. But many experts are questioning whether the demise of another senior extremist make the United States and its allies any safer.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Obama’s counterterrorism policy facing mounting criticism

WASHINGTON — At the CIA's Counterterrorism Center, it was a cause for…

When the CIA killed al-Qaida's second-in-command in Yemen last month, Obama administration officials celebrated. But many experts are questioning whether the demise of another senior extremist make the United States and its allies any safer.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)