Saudi Arabia Sued Over 9/11

World | Saagar Enjeti
Fiery blasts rocks the World Trade Center after being hit by two planes September 11, 2001 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

800 families of the victims of 9/11

Trump May Toss Obama's Drone Strike Rules To Kill More Terrorists

National Security | Saagar Enjeti
A U.S. airman guides a U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone as it taxis to the runway at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan

‘This plan is a political-military plan’

Al-Qaida Returns To Prominence In Syria As ISIS Continues To Be Beaten Back

National Security | Russ Read

An increase in suicide bombings show al-Qaida may be back to stay

Trump Gives Troops More Slack To Break Al-Qaida Heads In Yemen

World | Saagar Enjeti
A C-130 from the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station launches flares over Lake Ontario during a training exercise August 10, 2011, Niagara Falls, NY. Flares can be launched from an aircraft as a defensive measure against hostile forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Joseph McKee)

‘Area of active hostility’

Fatal Yemen Raid Yielded Intel On 'Hundreds' Of Al-Qaida Operatives

World | Saagar Enjeti
Osama bin Laden is shown in this file video frame grab released by the U.S. Pentagon May 7, 2011. Source: REUTERS/Pentagon/Handout/Files

‘Almost everything went wrong’

Germany Arrests Syrian Migrant Suspected Of Executing 36 People

World | Jacob Bojesson
Fighters from Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate Al-Nusra Front drive in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo flying Islamist flags as they head to a frontline, on May 26, 2015. Once Syria's economic powerhouse, Aleppo has been divided between government control in the city's west and rebel control in the east since shortly after fighting there began in mid-2012. AFP PHOTO / AMC / FADI AL-HALABI (Fadi al-Halabi/AFP/Getty Images)

Allegedly killed 36 government employees

Mad Dog Out Of The Cage: Mattis May Not Have To Ask Before Sending SEALs After Terrorists

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U.S. President Trump speaks at swearing-in ceremony for Defense Secretary Mattis at the Pentagon in Washington

‘In stark contrast to that imposed by former President Barack Obama’

Here's How Donald Trump Responded To The Father of A Slain Navy SEAL

National Security | Saagar Enjeti

‘A very successful mission’

Al-Qaida's Number Two Gets Droned While Taking A Drive

National Security | Russ Read
U.S. airmen prepare a U.S. Air Force MQ-9 Reaper drone as it leaves on a mission at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan March 9, 2016. Picture taken March 9, 2016. REUTERS/Josh Smith

Abu Khayr al-Masri was reportedly hit by a U.S. drone strike

Father Of Dead SEAL Refused To Meet Donald Trump

World | Saagar Enjeti
A member of an honor guard holds his rifle as the motorcade carrying U.S. President Barack Obama departs after he participated the Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia May 25, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘I want an investigation’

We Now Know The Whole Story Behind The Infamous Christmas Underwear Bomber

National Security | Saagar Enjeti
Anwar al-Awlaki [Wikimedia Commons]

‘Bring the plane down’

Top Al-Qaida Leader Finds Himself On The Wrong End Of A Bullet

National Security | Russ Read
Afghan security forces take their positions at the hilltop of Dand Ghori district of Baghlan province, Afghanistan March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

A key al-Qaida leader was just killed in Afghanistan

Bin-Laden's Old Pal Wiped Out By US Airstrike In Syria

World | Saagar Enjeti
Lt. Col. Brian Burger fires off a flare while banking into a high-angle firing position during a training exercise over Razorback Range at Fort Chaffee Maneuver Training Center, Ark., June 4, 2012. The 188th Fighter Wing, nearing its second deployment to Afghanistan with the A-10 Thunderbolt II, regularly conducts training with joint terminal attack controllers from different branches of service to sharpen its close air support skills and to conduct efficient training with JTACs. Burger is an A-10 pilot and the 188th Operations Group commander. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Ben Bloker)

He recruited, indoctrinated, trained and equipped thousands of terrorists

Navy SEALs Missed Their Target In Fatal Yemen Raid

World | Saagar Enjeti
FARAH, Afghanistan (Jan. 9, 2013) Security force team members for Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) Farah wait for a UH-60 Blackhawk medevac helicopter, assigned to Army National Guard C Company, 2-211th Aviation Regiment (Air Ambulance), to land before moving a simulated casualty during medical evacuation training on Forward Operating Base Farah. PRT Farah trains, advises and assists Afghan government leaders at the municipal, district and provincial levels in Farah province, Afghanistan. Their civil military team is comprised of members of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of State and the Agency for International Development (USAID). (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Hospital Corpsman Josh Ives/Released) 130109-N-IE116-388

‘Almost everything went wrong’

Al-Qaida Leader Calls For Revenge After Trump's Raid In Yemen

National Security | Russ Read
SEAL aims down his sight. Source: Oleg Zabielin/Shutterstock

The attack was the first military action of the Trump presidency

SEALs Knew 'They Were Screwed From Beginning' In Fatal Yemen Raid, Went Into Battle Anyway

World | Saagar Enjeti
SAN DIEGO (Sept. 25, 2013) Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL) Brad Woodard, assigned to the U.S. Navy parachute demonstration team, the Leap Frogs, jumps from a C-2A Greyhound aircraft from the Providers of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 during parachute jump training. The Leap Frogs are based in San Diego and perform aerial parachute demonstrations around the nation in support of Naval Special Warfare and Navy Recruiting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jasmine Sheard/Released) 130925-N-SH505-054

Unsure how the terrorist group figured out the upcoming raid

Civilians Killed In US Raid On Al-Qaida May Have Been Used As Human Shields

National Security | Russ Read
U.S. Navy SEALS complete board the deck of the amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney from a helicopter (Getty Images)

Al-Qaida is well known for using women and children as human shields

First US Service Member Killed In Trump's War On Islamic Terror

National Security | Saagar Enjeti
Al-Qaida Getty Images.

‘Provide insight into the planning of future terror plots’

Al-Qaida Operatives Reportedly Taken Out In First Drone Strikes Under Trump

World | Jacob Bojesson
Man walks past a graffiti, denouncing strikes by U.S. drones in Yemen, painted on a wall in Sanaa

75 killed in Yemen conflict over the weekend

Obama Releases Guantanamo Terrorist Who Was Trained As 9/11 'Suicide Operative'

National Security | Russ Read
Twin towers hit on 9/11

The terrorist was a bin Laden bodyguard and was slated to attack the US