The White House will unveil its strategy to counter radicalization on Wednesday afternoon, ending months of speculation about how President Obama intends to tackle the growing problem of violent extremism in this country.The strategy paper, titled The National Strategy on Empowering Local Partne
Beginning in 2007, full-body scanners were installed at the nation's airports to address concerns that terrorists could smuggle explosives hidden in their clothing — or, in one infamous case, their underwear — that wouldn't be picked up by standard metal detectors.The scanners produced a fairly deta
The Justice Department's Inspector General has opened an investigation into possible retaliation against a whistle-blowing agent at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, according to two people briefed on the inquiry.Watchdogs are examining whether anyone at the Justice Department improperly
In the second part of a series on counterterrorism training, NPR looks at a test case in Miami.To understand the events that unfolded two months ago in Miami, you need to know that one of the most volatile things that can happen in a Muslim-American community is the arrest of a religious le
In the first of two stories on counterterrorism training, NPR reports on one training session that turned a state employee into a suspect. The man at the center of this story is a 59-year-old Jordanian-American named Omar al-Omari.