An Ex-Islamist Needs U.S. Support – WSJ.com


Hanevy Ould Dahah, who is now being held in Mauritania’s Dar Naim prison, is an unlikely dissident. Half-Arab and half-African, he was marked as a child to become a cleric, memorizing the Quran by age nine and studying at ultra-conservative academies. Some of his former classmates now lead Mauritania’s Salafist movement; Hanevy might have been […]

Yemen’s Deputy P.M Points Finger At the UK For Underwear Bomber


As a cop I was always fascinated, and sometimes cynically amused, when members of a criminal conspiracy began to point their fingers at each other in order to get off the hook in an investigation or a prosecution. Anyone who follows Court cases on TV knows that quite often members of the conspiring group end [...]

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Imam Linked to Ft. Hood Rampage Believed to Be Among 30 Al Qaeda Killed in Airstrike – FOXNews.com


The radical Muslim imam linked to the rampage at Fort Hood reportedly is believed to have been killed in a Yemen airstrike that may have also taken out the region’s top Al Qaeda leader and 30 other militants. The raid in Yemen’s east targeted an Al Qaeda leadership meeting held to organize terror attacks. U.S. […]