Some of President Trump’s allies see impeachment as an extension of a broader, unfinished conflict with the national security establishment.
Details of the July 10 gatherings, which John Bolton likened to an illicit “drug deal,” have emerged from witnesses’ testimony before House lawmakers.
The payments are aimed in part at ensuring they continue to show restraint in their public statements about the killing of their father by Saudi operatives in Istanbul six months ago, officials said.
A mechanic discovered and removed the explosive putty - which county Supervisor Koran Saines, D-Sterling, said was the demolition explosive C-4 - during a routine bus maintenance check Wednesday. Until then, no one noticed that it was missing.
The carnage also exposed the extent to which Belgium has become the Western hub of a terrorist threat that has spread from the Islamic States strongholds in Syria, across the Middle East and deep into Europe.
The United Nations on Sunday condemned North Korea's satellite launch as a "dangerous and serious" violation of international restrictions.
Officials will create a new counterterrorism task force and enlist dozens of federal and local agencies. Other moves include revamping a State Department program that was created to serve as an information war room to challenge the Islamic State online and erode its appeal.
Camera crews fan out across the caliphate every day. Battle scenes and public beheadings are so scripted and staged that fighters and executioners often perform multiple takes and read their lines from cue cards.
As fighters surged into Syria last summer, a video surfaced online with the grisly imagery and sneering tone of a propaganda release from the Islamic State. The source of the video was revealed only in its closing frame: the U.S. Department of State.
A CIA drone strike in January that was aimed at a suspected al-Qaida compound in Pakistan accidentally killed two hostages, including a kidnapped American, U.S. officials acknowledged Thursday.
Despite repeatedly denouncing the CIA's drone campaign, top officials in Pakistan's government have for years secretly endorsed the program and routinely received classified briefings on strikes and casualty counts, according to top-secret CIA documents and Pakistani diplomatic memos obtained by The Washington Post.
U.S. spy agencies have built an intelligence-gathering colossus since the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, but remain unable to provide critical information to the president on a range of national security threats, according to the government's top-secret budget.
The letter was written in Cyrillic script and passed by hand from Russia's security service to the FBI in Moscow on March 4, 2011. It barely covered a single page and contained a vague warning that a mother and her son, both Russian immigrants to the United States, had turned to radical Islam.
The CIA pushed to have one of the suspected Boston Marathon bombers placed on a U.S. counterterrorism watch list more than a year before the attacks, U.S. officials said Wednesday.