Obama takes steps to bolster security – latimes.com


Declaring that “the buck stops with me,” President Obama on Thursday released the results of an internal investigation into the Christmas Day airline bombing attempt and ordered a series of incremental measures meant to close gaps in the U.S. intelligence system that failed to detect it in advance.The president avoided blaming any particular agency or […]

Terror in the Skies Requires Real Action on the Ground – by Michael Reagan


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Mr. President, we can’t afford any more of your on-the-job training.

Obama: No Gitmo transfers to Yemen ‘at this time’ – POLITICO.com


President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the United States will halt all transfers of Guantanamo prisoners to Yemen for now, but insisted he is not wavering in his commitment to shut down the prison for terror suspects. “Given the unsettled situation, I’ve spoken to the attorney general and we’ve agreed that we will not be […]