Officials say National Security Agency intercepts stopped David Coleman Headley's planned attack in Denmark, but sources say a tip from the British led to his capture after the U.S. failed for years to connect multiple reports of terror ties.
Sophisticated lessons in spycraft, explosives,and arms, detailed by a rare inside look at Hezbollah during a recent terror trial in Cyprus, are forcing the European Union to consider designating the Lebanese-based group as a terrorist organization.
A new report helps explain why Pakistan has resisted international pressure to crack down on Lashkar-e-Taiba, one of the world's most dangerous militant organizations, after it killed 166 people in Mumbai — six U.S. citizens included — and came close to sparking conflict between nuclear-armed Pakistan and India.
Lashkar-e-Taiba's well-educated troops defy the idea that poverty and ignorance breed extremism.
U.S. authorities are building a politically explosive case that Hezbollah, the Lebanese militant group, finances itself through a vast drug-smuggling network that links a Lebanese bank, a violent Mexican cartel, and U.S. cocaine users.