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April 18th, 2014
07:55 PM ET

Latest terror threat: 'We will blow you up'

New video from al Qaeda affiliate al-Shabaab shows the terror group calling for recruits and more attacks - just months after they murdered dozens in a Kenyan mall. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: al Qaeda • al-Shabaab • Barbara Starr • Terror
April 17th, 2014
07:04 PM ET

Terror trial begins in New York

Abu Hamza, a cleric who is on trial in New York on terrorism charges, wants to take the stand in his own defense.


Filed under: Deborah Feyerick • Situation Room • Terror
April 15th, 2014
08:04 PM ET

House Intel Chairman: al Qaeda "more diverse and more aggressive" than pre-9/11

House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers, R-Michigan, sits down with Wolf Blitzer to talk about the dynamic threat al Qaeda still poses after new video surfaced, showing scores of the group's leaders meeting openly in Yemen.

MORE: Inside huge secret al Qaeda gathering U.S. officials may have missed

MORE: Why the unsettling video matters so much


Filed under: al Qaeda • Mike Rogers • Terror
February 21st, 2014
07:52 PM ET

Al Qaeda's master bombmaker

CNN's Brian Todd reports on al Qaeda's master bombmaker, who could be connected to the latest potential airline threat: shoe bombs.

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Filed under: al Qaeda • Terror
February 14th, 2014
12:07 PM ET

Prisoners freed despite U.S. objections

Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to rethink aid to Afghanistan because of the release of 65 detainees.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Jim Sciutto • Terror
February 6th, 2014
07:16 PM ET

Snipers attack U.S. electrical grid

CNN's Dan Simon reports on escalating fears about the vulnerability of the nation's power grid after a group of snipers attacked a plant in San Jose, California - and never got caught.


Filed under: Dan Simon • energy • National security • Terror
February 5th, 2014
06:11 PM ET

Rep. Pete King: I wouldn't go to Sochi

A member of the House Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Peter King, R-New York, explains the latest travel advisory that explosives could be concealed in toothpaste tubes on flights heading to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.


Filed under: Olympics • Peter King • Russia • Terror
February 3rd, 2014
07:02 PM ET

Munich games still influence today

CNN's Brian Todd compares the Sochi security scene with Munich in 1972 and how the Munich attack changed everything.


Filed under: Brian Todd • Olympics • Russia • Terror
January 27th, 2014
08:02 PM ET

Terrorists get their hands on surface-to-air missiles

CNN's Brian Todd reports on a terror cell that downed an Egyptian helicopter with surface-to-air missiles and how the weapons obtained in Libya are threatening U.S. soldiers.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Terror • weapons
January 21st, 2014
07:19 PM ET

Russia's "bin Laden" targeting Olympics

Russia and the U.S. are investigating whether Doku Umarov - the terrorist often called Russia's "Osama bin Laden" - will make good on a threat to attack the Winter Olympics in Sochi. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Olympics • Russia • Terror
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