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A Pentagon report blamed the Chinese government and military for cyberattacks on US governmental and defense contracting websites, and suggested cyberwarfare has become part of Chinese military strategy. A US diplomat in Tripoli said special operations assistance during the 2012 attack on the Benghazi consulate was requested but denied. Robel Phillipos, a student linked to the Boston Marathon bombing case, was released on bail.

New militant magazine appeals for help against drones

Conspiracy Theories in Kyrgyzstan: Accounts Tie Boston Bombers' Family to Mafia

Israel's Red Line Crossed, US Tacitly Backs Ally's Strikes in Syria

Israeli Attacks on Syria Fuel Debate Over US-Led Airstrikes

Accusations and Escalation Fears After Syrian Strikes

Off-the-Cuff Obama Line Put U.S. in Bind on Syria

Hezbollah says won't let US, Israel gain control of Syria

US Names New Envoy to Afghanistan, Pakistan

Karzai urges Taliban to fight Afghan enemies after Pakistan clash

The FBI has found radical Islamist material, including al Qaeda's online magazine, on the computer of the widow of slain Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev. A federal judge reversed a lower court's decision to release would-be jihadist Abdella Ahmad Tounisi to home confinement, saying he is a flight risk. Tounisi's family apparently knew of his plans to travel to Syria to fight with the al Qaeda-linked Al Nusrah Front.

U.S. calls for shutting down Iran, North Korea arms networks

Pakistani Taliban praise bin Laden by 'waging jihad for the Caliphate'

Ihsanullah-Ishan-OBL-video.jpg"We dedicate all our activities for the next decade to Sheikh Osama bin Laden," Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan spokesman Ihsanullah Ihsan said in a video praising the slain al Qaeda leader.

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told authorities that he and his brother Tamerlan built the bombs using instructions from al Qaeda's online magazine, and that they originally intended to detonate them at Boston's July 4 celebration. The brothers had also viewed Internet sermons by slain al Qaeda propagandist Anwar al Awlaki. The FBI recently sent more investigators to Russia to help with the case. A Pentagon report said North Korea's continuing development of its nuclear technology and long-range missiles may enable it to ultimately strike the US with an atomic weapon.

U.S. Bulks Up to Combat Iran

Federal prosecutors charged three acquaintances of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev with helping to cover up the crime. Kazakhstan nationals Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tazhayakov are accused of deliberately destroying evidence; and Robel Philippos, a US citizen, is accused of lying to investigators. The three young men are not accused of having prior knowledge of the plot. The FBI released images of three persons of interest in the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

From Toronto to Dagestan; Canadian jihadi draws parallels with Tsarnaev

Israel wary about possibility of U.S. arming Syrian rebels

Carjacking victim in bombing case speaks out

President Obama suggested that Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were "self-radicalized." The FBI is said to be seeking information on nearly a dozen persons of interest in the case. A senior Saudi Arabian official said his government warned the US and the UK about Tamerlan in 2012 and denied him entry to visit Mecca in December 2011. The Obama administration is considering sending lethal aid to the Syrian rebels.