By now it’s obvious that Obama and his administration did not handle the situation correctly. Rather than taking a presidential stance during the horrendous incident, Obama kept his mind and actions on his 2012 reelection campaign and tried to alter the obvious reasons for the deadly attack.
Dozens of veterans and soldiers turned out in the rain Friday for the re-dedication of the horse soldier statue at the 9/11 Memorial.
“I will say this is one of the most sophisticated and successful intelligence operations that I’ve been aware of,” said House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Peter King.
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula trained in the desert but was planning on blowing up a U.S.-bound jet. However, the plot was undone by a man they thought was one of their own, CBS News has learned.
The plot is said to have involved an upgrade of the underwear bomb that failed to detonate aboard a jetliner over Detroit on Christmas 2009.
The imams and activists said in a letter to Mayor Michael Bloomberg that they’re disturbed at his response to a series of stories detailing police department intelligence-gathering programs.
Testifying at City Hall recently, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the CIA operative provides his officers “with information, usually coming from perhaps overseas.”
Stunned residents remember the extremist killed in last week’s U.S. drone strike as a former neighbor who “fit right in.” He lived in the area for 10 years with his parents, brother and sister, and attended a local mosque.
Law enforcement officials are taking a field trip to the museum to sharpen their skills, and it’s not your typical art class.
Judge Lewis Kaplan said he banned a man after prosecutors failed to show Ghailani’s CIA interrogation played no role in getting the witness to cooperate.