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As Tensions Ease, China Keeps Building On Disputed Islands

Tensions over China's island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy.

The Evolving Threat Of Islamic State

Islamic State: Were Akayed Ullah a more accomplished suicide bomber, we might today be writing about grisly mass casualties in New York City's subway.

The Government's Ability To Fight Terrorism Is In Peril

The dedicated people in our intelligence community work tirelessly to identify and prevent terror attacks. But, their ability to protect us is at risk.

What Is Vladimir Putin Really Up To? Carnegie Scholars Aim To Find Out.

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace is about to launch a two-year analysis of Russia's activist foreign and military policies.

Bombing Underscores New York Subway System's Vulnerability

New York City's subway system: A 24-hour-a-day operation with 472 stations and more than 5 million daily riders. And, it's vulnerable to terror attacks.

Federal Authorities File Terrorism Charges Against New York Bombing Suspect, Say He Taunted Trump First

Federal charges were filed against the suspected New York City subway bomber, Akayed Ullah, stating that he posted a taunt online aimed at President Trump.

Sessions, Homeland Security Chief Describe Efforts To Crack Down On Gangs And Illegal Immigration

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the new DHS chief linked Monday's subway bombing in New York City to what they said were misguided immigration rules.

CBP Has To Hire 5,000 New Border Patrol Agents; It's Paying A Private Company $297 Million To Help

Customs and Border Protection awarded a $297 million contract to a private company to help recruit and hire the new agents and other workers.

Trial Begins Against Suspects In Istanbul Nightclub Attack

A trial began Monday in Turkey against dozens of suspects, including the alleged shooter in the New Year's Eve attack that left 39 people dead in Istanbul.

Former Police Officer Argues FBI Pushed Him To Support Terrorism

A police officer on trial this week claims that he was pushed into trying to help the Islamic State by federal agents pretending to be his friend.