Democrat hampered FBI terror probe in Detroit

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – A former Democratic congressman years ago hampered FBI efforts to investigate terrorist suspects in Detroit, which is now a hotbed for al-Qaida sympathizers and cells, former more…

Saddam bin Laden

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – Remember when Osama bin Laden had a ZZ Top beard? Well, he's apparently replaced it with a bushy mustache and now looks to Americans a lot more…

U.S. Army prepares
for 9,000 casualties

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army is stationing a minimum 9,000 soldiers at a "casualty replacement center" in Kuwait to swiftly replace troops lost across the border in Iraq more…

Is al-Arian linked
to N.C. Qaida cell?

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – The brother-in-law of alleged terrorist co-conspirator Sami al-Arian attended engineering classes at the same college and time as the suspected mastermind behind the Sept. 11 terror more…

Al-Arian kicked off
school board

by Paul Sperry -- An Islamic school has removed alleged terrorist co-conspirator Sami Amin al-Arian from its board of trustees, the Florida school's principal told WorldNetDaily. But his instrumental role at the more…

The bioterror bible

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – Have you seen the government's new tips for protecting yourself from biological and chemical attack? Some counterterrorism experts say they're so general they're virtually useless. And more…

INS port inspectors
ordered to hurry up

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – INS managers are pressuring airport inspectors to clear foreign flights faster, despite last year's law relaxing processing rates, immigration inspectors complain. "INS managers have reverted back more…

New 'status symbol'
in D.C.: Bodyguards

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – The era of terror has spawned a new "status symbol" in the nation's capital: bodyguards. If you don't have them, you're not considered important, say career more…

Guard said not ready
for bioterror attack

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – As al-Qaida threatens to strike America with biological or chemical agents, National Guardsmen are not adequately prepared to respond to such terrorist attacks, warn U.S. Army more…