homeland security

The Enemy At Home

Our colleague Bobby Ghosh sends in this report:

Two Georgia men have been sentenced to more than a decade in prison on terrorism charges. Ehsanul Islam Sadequee got 17 years and Syed Haris Ahmed got 13, for trying to aid terrorist groups by conducting surveillance in 2005 on several landmarks in the Washington DC area. Both men are …

Closing Guantanamo

From our colleague Bobby Ghosh:

Reality is catching up with the Obama administration’s Jan 21 deadline for the closure of the Guantanamo Bay prison. Speaking in Washington at the Center for Strategic and International Studies this morning, John Brennan, the President’s assistant on homeland security and counterterrorism, …