Charles Krauthammer: Hollow Words on Terrorism


WASHINGTON — Janet Napolitano — former Arizona governor, now overmatched secretary of homeland security — will forever be remembered for having said of the attempt to bring down an airliner over Detroit: “The system worked.” The attacker’s concerned father had warned U.S. authorities about his son’s jihadist tendencies. The would-be bomber paid cash and checked […]

Willful Blindness – by Jamie Glazov


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The Obama administration’s refusal to accept what’s causing Muslims to terrorize us.

Bring Back Profiling And Leave The Rest Of Us Alone


In a flip-flop worthy of John Kerry (I actually did vote for the $87 billion before I voted against it), Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told airline passengers that the security system was working just fine  before conceding that there was a major break down in the system on Christmas Day.  But for a bungling terrorist [...]

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Preventing the Next Terrorist Attack – by Andrew Cline


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Why the new airport security measures won’t stop future bombing attempts.

Feds assess terror watchlists after airline attack – AP


Federal authorities met Monday to reassess the nation’s system of terror watchlists to determine how to avoid the type of lapse that allowed a man with explosives to board a flight to the U.S. even though he was flagged as a possible terrorist. A senior U.S. intelligence official said authorities were reviewing the procedures that […]

Flight 253 and Counterterror’s Epic Fail – by Robert Spencer


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A failed jihad attack exposes the failure of anti-terror efforts.

What the Near-Tragedy in Detroit Revealed – by Daniel Pipes


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Will America now open its eyes to the sad state of counterterrorism eight years after 9/11?

Security reviews under way after airliner attack – AP


Investigators piecing together a brazen attempt to bring down a trans-Atlantic airliner said Sunday the suspect tucked a small bag holding his deadly concoction on his body, using an explosive that would have been easily detected with the right airport equipment. His success in smuggling and partially igniting the material on Friday’s flight to Detroit […]

Rep. Peter King: Flight 253 shows need for tougher aviation security – NYPOST.com


One thing is clear about the attempted terror attack on Christmas Day — we need answers.There is obviously going to be a full-scale congressional investigation into how Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab was allowed to board Flight 253 and head to the United States with plans to incinerate 300 innocent people.Mere hours after it happened, I was […]

Passengers help foil attack on Detroit-bound plane – AP


ROMULUS, Mich. – An attempted terrorist attack on a Christmas Day flight began with a pop and a puff of smoke — sending passengers scrambling to subdue a Nigerian man who claimed to be acting on orders from al-Qaida to blow up the airliner, officials and travelers said. The commotion began as Northwest Airlines Flight […]