Al-Qaida (al Qaeda) http://www.kunc.org en New Rules Seek To Protect Food Supply From Terror Attack http://www.kunc.org/post/new-rules-seek-protect-food-supply-terror-attack <p>In the wake of Sept. 11, the U.S. government spent years, and billions of dollars, fortifying various industries against possible terrorist attacks. Now, government regulators are turning their attention to our food supply.</p><p> Thu, 06 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Luke Runyon & Harvest Public Media 54457 at http://www.kunc.org New Rules Seek To Protect Food Supply From Terror Attack At Guantanamo, 'Sketching' Defendants, Witnesses And KSM's Nose http://www.kunc.org/post/guantanamo-sketching-defendants-witnesses-and-ksms-nose When the 2006 secretive military tribunals at Guantanamo Bay began, only one courtroom sketch artist was allowed in. Her name is Janet Hamlin.<p>The Associated Press sent her there. Since then, Hamlin has created a rare visual record of the human drama unfolding in Guantanamo's courtrooms. Those images are now collected in a book, <em>Sketching Guantanamo</em>.<p>The sketches are mostly of the men accused of acts of terrorism, including the Sept. 11 detainees. But there are also Sept. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 07:24:00 +0000 51041 at http://www.kunc.org At Guantanamo, 'Sketching' Defendants, Witnesses And KSM's Nose The Last Tweets From An American Jihadist In Somalia http://www.kunc.org/post/last-tweets-american-jihadist-somalia Omar Hammami grew up in the small of town of Daphne, Ala., but ended up in southern Somalia on the FBI's Most Wanted Terrorist list. Last week, Hammami was reportedly killed by members of al-Shabab, the al-Qaida-linked militant group, after a falling out with its leadership.<p>He was known for rapping in an al-Shabab <a href="http://archive.org/details/AlKataib-AmbushAtBardale">propaganda video</a> and was the subject of an <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/31/magazine/31Jihadist-t.html?pagewanted=all">extensive profile</a> in <em>The New York Times Magazine</em>. Sun, 22 Sep 2013 12:22:09 +0000 49901 at http://www.kunc.org The Last Tweets From An American Jihadist In Somalia Syria Developments: Debate In Washington; Assad Speaks To Rose http://www.kunc.org/post/syria-developments-debate-washington-assad-speaks-rose We're following several stories regarding Syria Sunday, including new comments from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. There are also reports that an Islamist group with ties to al-Qaida has seized a town with a large Christian population. Elsewhere, officials in the U.S. and its allies are debating how to respond to the conflict that began in 2011, as President Obama's administration tries to shore up support for military action.<p>We'll update this post with news as it emerges today.<p><strong>Update at 5 p.m. Sun, 08 Sep 2013 15:13:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 49332 at http://www.kunc.org Syria Developments: Debate In Washington; Assad Speaks To Rose Top Afghan Militant Reportedly Killed In U.S. Drone Strike http://www.kunc.org/post/top-afghan-militant-reportedly-killed-us-drone-strike A senior leader of the al-Qaida-linked Haqqani network — considered one of the most dangerous factions fighting American troops in Afghanistan — has been killed in a U.S. drone strike over northwestern Pakistan, officials say.<p>Sangeen Zadran was among five people killed at a compound in the North Waziristan tribal region when a missile fired from a U.S. drone hit the building, Pakistani intelligence officials said.<p>Reuters says Zadran was "the operational commander in Pakistan's tribal areas for the Haqqani network, which regularly attacks U.S. Fri, 06 Sep 2013 22:32:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 49298 at http://www.kunc.org Top Afghan Militant Reportedly Killed In U.S. Drone Strike