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US Internet spying foiled plot to attack NY subways - sources




US Surveillance Brings Privacy and Security to the Fore




The parents of captive US soldier Bowie Bergdahl, who has been held by the Taliban since mid-2009, say they recently received a letter from him, and again requested that he be released. President Obama yesterday named Susan Rice as national security advisor and Samantha Power as US ambassador to the United Nations.




Afghan troops suffering heavy losses, US general says - Middle East




Americans in Bahrain warned about possible extremist threats




US intelligence mining data from nine US Internet companies in broad secret program




Afghans angry at 'lenient' Robert Bales massacre sentence




Internal probe finds US embassy in Beirut insecure, lacks terror training




The US is sending Patriot missiles and F-16 fighter jets to Jordan for an annual military exercise in June but may extend the deployment if needed. Prosecutors in the case of Sabirhan Hasanoff, who admitted to plotting an attack on the New York Stock exchange, are seeking to use testimony by a senior al Qaeda figure based in Yemen when was interviewed by the FBI in 2009. Fort Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan, representing himself in court, told the judge that he gunned down US soldiers because they posed an immediate danger to Mullah Omar and other Taliban leadership. The US sanctioned a global network of 37 companies linked to the Iranian government.




The US levied a new set of sanctions against Iran, targeting Iranian currency for the first time. A US court said KLM Dutch airlines was not responsible for injuries sustained by a passenger who tried to subdue underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab on a flight in late 2009. Secretary of State Kerry said the US has come "late" to the process of negotiating an end to the Syrian conflict and warned that "time is running out" for peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.




German Defense Ministry Continued Drone Program Despite Problems




US forces to stay in Afghanistan after 2014




US withholds millions pledged to help Syrian opposition




US lawmakers in Russia report no 'specific' clues prior to Boston attack




Suspected pirates face unprecedented trial in US court




Afghan Forces to Lead All Military Operations in Few Weeks: Govt




A war of words over Russian missile deliveries to Syria




Iran's Arak reactor looms into Israeli, Western view




Walking a Fine Line to Prevent Terror




Iraq breaks up al Qaeda chemical weapons cell

Iraq-AQ-chemical-agents.jpgThe al Qaeda cell is said to have been plotting to use sarin and mustard gas against a religious procession in Iraq, and was planning to move the chemical weapons to the US, Canada, and Europe.