Counter-terrorism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27124/all en UPDATE 2-Britain says to act on North Africa terror threat http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-uk-give-counter-terror-intelligence-aid-algeria <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* UK to give counter-terror, intelligence aid to Algeria</p> <p>* Considers giving more military assistance to France</p> <p>* But is cautious, won't intervene militarily in Africa</p> <p>By Mohammed Abbas</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Britain said on Monday it would increase counter-terrorism and intelligence aid to Algeria and consider giving more help to France to fight Islamists in Mali, but ruled out any prospect of direct British military intervention in Africa.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-uk-give-counter-terror-intelligence-aid-algeria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counter-terrorism Islam Law enforcement National security Organized crime War War on Terror Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 16:30:49 +0000 5737323 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Zero Dark Thirty' entertaining but inaccurate - ex-CIA agents http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/zero-dark-thirty-entertaining-inaccurate-ex-cia-agents <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* 'Manhunt' offers alternative account of bin Laden hunt</p> <p>* Documentary to get HBO showing later this year</p> <p>* Ex-CIA agents speak out in 'Manhunt'</p> <p>By Piya Sinha-Roy</p> <p>PARK CITY, Utah, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden movie "Zero Dark Thirty" may be an entertaining film, but it fails to capture the true nature of the work of those involved in his hunt and capture, according to three former CIA agents.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/zero-dark-thirty-entertaining-inaccurate-ex-cia-agents" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counter-terrorism Entertainment Islamic terrorism September 11 attacks War Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 22:45:41 +0000 5739679 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 9-Police comb California mountains for ex-cop in vendetta shootings http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-5-manhunt-launched-ex-la-cop-wanted-shootings <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Suspect accused of killing three, wounding two</p> <p>* Posted Internet manifesto threatening police</p> <p>* Fugitive served in Navy (Adds latest comments from police)</p> <p>By Steve Gorman and Dan Whitcomb</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Police searched the mountains surrounding a California ski area on Thursday for a fired Los Angeles policeman accused of killing three people, after he declared war on law enforcement officers and their families in a rambling Internet manifesto.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-5-manhunt-launched-ex-la-cop-wanted-shootings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Christopher Dorner Counter-terrorism Law enforcement Los Angeles Police Department National security Security Technology War Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:45:15 +0000 5749451 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 3-Record $1 million reward posted for fugitive ex-Los Angeles cop http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/update-1-authorities-post-1-million-reward-ex-los-angeles-polic <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Manhunt for Christopher Dorner called largest in L.A. history</p> <p>* Police chief says investigators making progress in search (Adds latest unconfirmed sighting and search for suspect in L.A.)</p> <p>By Brandon Lowrey</p> <p>LOS ANGELES, Feb 10 (Reuters) - A record $1 million reward was posted on Sunday for information leading to the capture of a fugitive former Los Angeles policeman suspected of targeting police officers and their families in three killings committed in retaliation for his 2008 firing.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/update-1-authorities-post-1-million-reward-ex-los-angeles-polic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Charlie Beck Christopher Dorner Counter-terrorism Law enforcement Law enforcement in the United States Local government in California Los Angeles Police Department Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 22:45:24 +0000 5752151 at http://www.globalpost.com 'Frustrated' US police study fugitive scuba video http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/frustrated-us-police-study-fugitive-scuba-video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Los Angeles police admitted Tuesday they were "frustrated," as a massive manhunt for fugitive alleged cop killer entered its sixth day without a result.</p> <p>A $1 million reward offer has generated more than 1,000 tips about former LA Police Department (LAPD) officer Christopher Dorner, including a video showing him buying scuba gear shortly before going on the run, they said.</p> <p>But although there have been reported sightings, police still appear little closer to finding the 33-year-old, who they admit may have fled across the border from California into neighboring Mexico.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/frustrated-us-police-study-fugitive-scuba-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counter-terrorism Crime prevention Human Interest Law enforcement Technology AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 19:30:40 +0000 5753820 at http://www.globalpost.com US fugitive believed barricaded in burning cabin http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/us-fugitive-believed-barricaded-burning-cabin <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A former US cop wanted for multiple murders was believed to be in a burning California mountain cabin Tuesday, officials said, after a report that a SWAT team moved in on the fugitive.</p> <p>San Bernadino Sheriff's spokeswoman Cindy Bachman confirmed that one deputy had been killed and another injured in an exchange with Christopher Dorner, who has been on the run since last week when he allegedly killed three people.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/us-fugitive-believed-barricaded-burning-cabin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counter-terrorism Entertainment Law enforcement National security AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 02:00:58 +0000 5754015 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Fugitive ex-LA cop believed dead after gun battle, fire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/update-2-fugitive-ex-los-angeles-cop-believed-killed-fire-after <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Corrects day of standoff in sixth paragraph)</p> <p>By Dana Feldman</p> <p>SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Feb 13 (Reuters) - A cabin in the mountains above Los Angeles where fugitive and former cop Christopher Dorner is believed to have died following a gunfight with police was not purposely set on fire by law enforcement, the San Bernardino County sheriff said on Wednesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/update-2-fugitive-ex-los-angeles-cop-believed-killed-fire-after" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Antonio Villaraigosa Christopher Dorner Counter-terrorism Crime in Los Angeles, California Dorner Human Interest Labor Law Law enforcement Los Angeles Police Department National security San Bernardino, California Shootout Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:15:58 +0000 5754709 at http://www.globalpost.com Spain and France team up to nab terror suspects http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130303/spain-and-france-team-nab-terror-suspects <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Madrid, Mar 1 (EFE).- Three suspected Chechen terrorists were caught in a Spanish-French operation that followed up on the dismantling of a terrorist cell last August in Spain.</p> <p>The detentions were made Tuesday in Paris, where Elsy Issakov and Mourad Idrissov were nabbed, and in Noyon, 100 kilometers (62 miles) from the capital, where Ali Dokaev was arrested, Spanish police said.</p> <p>The arrests were carried out by French counter-terrorism agents operating as part of a joint Spanish-French investigation team.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130303/spain-and-france-team-nab-terror-suspects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counter-terrorism Law enforcement National security Agencia EFE Mon, 04 Mar 2013 02:18:14 +0000 5772488 at http://www.globalpost.com Three Indonesia terror suspects killed, bombs seized http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/three-indonesia-terror-suspects-killed-bombs-seized <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Counter-terrorism police in Indonesia shot dead three suspected militants and seized 14 homemade explosives Friday, officials said, in the latest of a series of deadly raids by the elite unit.</p> <p>The police squad conducted several raids in the capital Jakarta and on its outskirts early Friday after the suspected militants robbed a jewellery store last weekend, national police spokesman Boy Rafli Amar said.</p> <p>"Three were shot dead and four more were arrested today," he said, adding the suspects were shot after resisting arrest in three separate raids.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/three-indonesia-terror-suspects-killed-bombs-seized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counter-terrorism Law enforcement National security Social Issues War AFP Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:45:37 +0000 5784289 at http://www.globalpost.com Mediterranean ministers vow concerted effort on terror http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/mediterranean-ministers-vow-concerted-effort-terror <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Interior ministers from five European and five north African countries agreed in Algiers on Tuesday to a common approach in fighting terrorism, organised crime and illegal migration.</p> <p>They decided to "work in favour of a common approach in the anti-terrorist war based fundamentally on (the principles of) a state of law, social justice, the fight against poverty, the prevention and regulation of conflict," said a final declaration from the meeting.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130409/mediterranean-ministers-vow-concerted-effort-terror" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counter-terrorism War AFP Tue, 09 Apr 2013 20:15:58 +0000 5808347 at http://www.globalpost.com Biden, law enforcement to attend Boston memorial for slain officer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/boston-bomb-probe-focuses-bags-and-pressure-cooker <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Scott Malone and Samuel P. Jacobs</p> <p>BOSTON (Reuters) - Thousands of law enforcement agents from around the country plan to attend a memorial on Wednesday for a campus police officer who authorities say was slain by the accused Boston Marathon bombers, and Vice President Joe Biden is slated to speak at the ceremony.</p> <p>The service at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology honours 26-year-old Sean Collier, who police say was shot and killed by Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the MIT campus on Thursday night.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/boston-bomb-probe-focuses-bags-and-pressure-cooker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abdullah Yusuf Azzam Anwar al-Awlaki Arizona Barack Obama Biology 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States Department of Homeland Security War Watertown, Massachusetts Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:00:22 +0000 5818335 at http://www.globalpost.com US police snare Boston bomb suspect after huge manhunt http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/us-police-snare-boston-bomb-suspect-after-huge-manhunt-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US police on Friday captured an ethnic Chechen teenager suspected of staging the Boston Marathon bombings, after a desperate manhunt that virtually paralyzed the city and its suburbs.</p> <p>Responding to a tip from a local resident, police found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, hiding in a boat in a suburban backyard in Watertown, wounded and weary after a gun battle overnight in which his accomplice brother was killed.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/us-police-snare-boston-bomb-suspect-after-huge-manhunt-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counter-terrorism Law enforcement National security Social Issues War AFP Sat, 20 Apr 2013 08:15:32 +0000 5820849 at http://www.globalpost.com US looks for motive after bomb suspect caught http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/us-looks-motive-after-bomb-suspect-caught <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Armed police guarded Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in hospital Saturday as the United States sought clues as to why the teenager and his older brother turned to terrorism.</p> <p>Tsarnaev was in serious condition in a hospital where some victims of Monday's marathon bombing are being treated, as Boston sought to recover from its ordeal with the famed Red Sox baseball team paying a special tribute to its home city.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/us-looks-motive-after-bomb-suspect-caught" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Counter-terrorism Environment Health Iraq Politics Taliban Technology War AFP Sat, 20 Apr 2013 21:31:19 +0000 5821244 at http://www.globalpost.com US seeks answers from accused Boston bomber http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/us-seeks-answers-accused-boston-bomber <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev remained in serious condition in hospital on Saturday unable to answer questions on the devastating attack, officials said.</p> <p>Investigators released stunning images of Tsarnaev's final moments of freedom, slumbering wounded in a boat in a suburban backyard. They are also stepping up inquiries into a trip to Muslim regions of Russia taken by his accomplice brother.</p> <p>The 19-year-old is "serious but stable", Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick told reporters. "I think not able to communicate yet."</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/us-seeks-answers-accused-boston-bomber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Counter-terrorism Environment Health Iraq Politics Taliban Technology War AFP Sun, 21 Apr 2013 02:30:45 +0000 5821358 at http://www.globalpost.com Boston bomb suspect's name was on classified government watch lists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/boston-bomb-suspects-name-was-classified-government-watch-lists <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Hosenball</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The name of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was listed on the U.S. government's highly classified central database of people it views as potential terrorists. But the list is so vast that this did not mean authorities automatically kept close tabs on him, sources close to the bombing investigation said on Tuesday.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/boston-bomb-suspects-name-was-classified-government-watch-lists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Counter-terrorism National security Security Tamerlan Tsarnaev Technology War Thomson Reuters Wed, 24 Apr 2013 05:30:04 +0000 5823796 at http://www.globalpost.com