President Obama has made closing Guantanamo Bay a top priority. Yet as Margaret Warner reports, that effort has been complicated by the failed plot by an al-Qaida group in Yemen to blow up a U.S. airliner on Christmas.
A federal judge dismissed charges against five Blackwater guards accused of killing seven Iraqis in 2007. Matt Apuzzo of the Associated Press speaks with Ray Suarez about the developments.
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President Obama issued an executive order Tuesday establishing a multi-agency task force to crack down on financial fraud.
The Justice Department on Friday announced plans to try suspected 9/11 mastermind, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees, in federal court. Ray Suarez reports.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks break down the top political headlines of the past week, including Justice Department plans to try five Guantanamo Bay detainees in federal court in New York, and President Obama's Afghan strategy review.
In an interview with Jim Lehrer, Attorney General Eric Holder discusses the decision to prosecute the alleged Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four other Guantanamo Bay detainees in civilian federal court in New York, calling the stakes "enormous."…
Gwen Ifill speaks with national security experts about how far the U.S. government should go in protecting citizens from threats here and abroad.
As the Obama administration contemplates how to close Guantanamo Bay prison, residents in the small town of Standish, Mich., are considering whether to support one plan under consideration at the White House that would bring suspected terrorists to a local…
The Obama administration announced Monday the creation of a new unit responsible for questioning terrorism suspects, as the anticipated released of a report shed new light on interrogation tactics used by the previous administration.
UBS AG, Switzerland's largest bank, will provide the names of some 4,450 account holders to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as part of a tax-evasion settlement reached between the two countries' governments.
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