Bin Laden: Bad Attention Is Better Than No Attention


Bin Laden has released a new audio tape to claim responsibility for the Christmas Day airline plot that Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab and Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula tried to carry out. It’s sort of like the 7th grade girl who tries to take credit for hooking up two friends who everyone knew were already pursuing [...]

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Al Qaeda Burrows into Yemen’s Tribal Population – WSJ.com


SAN’A, Yemen—In nearly a decade of rebuilding its terror network here, al Qaeda has put down deep roots, a move that is now complicating U.S.-backed efforts to battle the group. Unlike other chapters of the global terror network, Yemen’s Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is a largely homegrown movement, with carefully cultivated ties to […]

Radical Imam Tied to Terror Plots Has Gone ‘Operational’ in Yemen – FOXNews.com


he radical Yemeni-based cleric connected to two violent plots in the U.S. has “gone operational,” a senior U.S. official told Fox News, suggesting Anwar al-Awlaki is becoming an increasingly significant figure in Arabian Peninsula terror networks. Al-Awlaki was thought to have been killed in an air strike by Yemeni forces last week, but that is […]

Colbert’s Cardboard Conversation with Obama Says It All


“No man is an island,” says Stephen Colbert in his show prelude, “but I have one hell of a peninsula.”
Colbert began his show on Comedy Central recently with a look at President Barack Obama’s trip to Norway earlier this month to accept his Nobel Peace Prize, which is now apparently being awarded for top-notch political [...]

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