Terrorism And Security
Friday, May 07, 2010
The Pakistani Taliban are sending conflicting messages regarding their involvement with Times Square terror suspect Faisal Shahzad. A Taliban spokesman on Thursday denied the group's involvement with Shahzad, but said the Pakistani Taliban will expand their focus to include western targets, including the U.S.
Tuesday, May 04, 2010
Federal authorities arrested a suspect allegedly responsible for a car bomb that was left to detonate in New York's Times Square on Saturday. The 30-year-old man, Faisal Shahzad was apprehended while trying to board an airplane to Dubai. NYPD Deputy Commissioner for Public Information Paul Browne explains the arrest.
Monday, May 03, 2010
David Sanger, of The NYT, talks about security in New York and the UN's nonproliferation summit.
Monday, April 05, 2010
Gunfire, grenades and four car bombs have gone off near the U.S. embassy in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan today. The Associated Press reports that three people have been killed in the attack. No American causalities have been reported.
Takeouts: Chicago Court Grapples With Classified Information in Mumbai Terror Case, Listeners Respond
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
- TAKEOUT: Chicago Public Radio's Rob Wildeboer reports on the difficulty that a Chicago federal court is having as it determines how to prosecute Tahawwur Rana, who was accused of involvement in the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai. Prosecutors have a considerable amount of information that they say will help tie Rana to the crime - but the evidence is classified.
- LISTENER TAKEOUT: Yesterday, we asked whether the American education system could take a lesson or two from highly performing schools overseas. Listeners from around the country called in and posted on the web with your takes on that question. While all of the advice is good, some of our listener's innovations will surprise you.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Senior Pakistani officials, led by Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, are in Washington today for talks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. But there are some questions around who is really running the show.