The federal government doesn’t have to release the full post-9/11 torture report, an appeals court ruled Friday, saying that Congress remains beyond the scope of the Freedom of Information Act even when it shares its records with agencies that are subject to open-records laws.
In one of the most extraordinary admissions of defeat in modern times, Trevor Phillips, the former chief of Britain’s Equalities and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), has admitted that the path that Britain has been on for years is a catastrophic failure. Muslims won’t assimilate and become loyal Britons.
Global military spending rose in 2015 to nearly $1.7 trillion, the first increase in several years, driven by conflicts including the battle against the Islamic State group, the Saudi-led war in Yemen and fears about Iran, a report released Tuesday shows.
Sylvia Thompson writes: Discussions are brewing, and appropriately so, regarding whom we should allow into our country. For any with reasonable intelligence, the answer is a no-brainer. We should allow only those people most suited to fit into a westernized, Christian-oriented, English-speaking nation. Such people would be least likely to cause disruption, chaos, and grief to native born citizens. Any nation that does not have…
Nearly two-thirds of Americans support the use of torture to extract information from suspected terrorists, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos poll — a level of support typically seen in countries such as Nigeria where militant attacks are common.
Islamic State terrorists have taken to social media to tell the West that the March 22 attacks in Brussels are just the beginning of waves of violence that will strike more targets in Europe and the United States.
Even in an era of high-tech crime-fighting, the best line of defense against a Brussels-style attack on airports and subways has four legs and a tail.
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said on Friday that forces have killed the Islamic State’s finance chief as part of an improving campaign to identify the terror army’s chieftains “so we can kill them.”
Bombs struck the Brussels airport and one of the city’s metro stations Tuesday, killing at least 31 people and wounding dozens, as a European capital was again locked down amid heightened security threats.
Andrew C. McCarthy writes:In 1993 I was a seasoned federal prosecutor, but I only knew as much about Islam as the average American with a reasonably good education—which is to say, not much. Consequently, when I was assigned to lead the prosecution of a terrorist cell that had bombed the World Trade Center and was plotting an even more devastating strike—simultaneous attacks on the Lincoln…