Jesse Curtis Morton begins work as a counterterrorism researcher at George Washington University this fall. But his path to the position was highly unconventional: until 2012, Morton was Younus Abdullah Muhammad, a Muslim extremist who founded a radical Islamist website.
By PBS NewsHour
Across the country, millions of summer travelers are experiencing record wait times in TSA security lines. Meanwhile, travel warnings have been issued for Americans heading to Europe, as fears of terrorist attacks increase. For more on the security issues facing…
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama sets out this week on his first in a series of international farewell tours, a sometimes wistful tradition for presidents in legacy mode. But in a reminder of this president's uneven ties to allies, Obama's…
By Catherine Lucey and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press
Watch Hillary Clinton's remarks on counterterrorism at Stanford University today at 2:15 pm ET.
By Corinne Segal
Officials in New York City and Washington, D.C., bolstered security measures on Tuesday after explosions in the Brussels airport and subway killed dozens.
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will disclose how many people have been killed by U.S. drones and counterterrorism strikes since 2009, the White House said Monday, lifting one element of secrecy shrouding the controversial counterterrorism program.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — American warplanes struck multiple targets in Libya overnight, hitting an Islamic State training camp and a senior extremist leader, U.S. defense officials said Friday.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, as the Islamic State threat in that region continues to grow.
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON -- Driven by the Paris terror attacks, the House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to tighten controls on travel to the U.S. and require visas for anyone who's been in Iraq or Syria in the previous five years.
By PBS NewsHour
Officials are describing their case on the shooting rampage by Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez on members of the U.S. military as a terror investigation. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Michael Leiter, former director of the National Counterterrorism Center, about what we know…
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