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Obama to Lift Ban on Libyans Working in U.S. Aviation

The Obama administration is secretly planning to lift a decades-long ban on Libyans coming to the United States to work in aviation maintenance, flight operations or train in nuclear science, according to an internal Homeland Security document. Two federal lawmakers—Congressman Bob Goodlatte of Virginia and Jason Chaffetz of Utah—expressed outrage…

Mexican Cartels Help Hezbollah Infiltrate U.S.

In a shocking revelation made by a veteran U.S. counterterrorism expert, Hezbollah has infiltrated the Southwest United States by joining forces with Mexican drug cartels that have long operated in the region. Judicial Watch has for years reported on the chilling connection between Islamic extremists and Mexican drug cartels. In…

Shutdown Blamed for Old Chemical Plant Security Lapses

The ranking Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee has launched a comical theatrical campaign warning that the government shutdown is endangering the country because security standards at chemical facilities aren’t being enforced. Here’s where the funny part comes in; the so-called security standards have failed miserably over the…

Foreign Nationals Get Free Rein at U.S. Nuclear Lab

A year after an 82-year-old nun made headlines for breaking into the government’s key bomb-grade uranium storage facility a federal audit says security was compromised at a nearby nuclear weapons lab when thousands of foreign nationals from communist and Middle Eastern countries were granted “unaccompanied access.” Both facilities—Y-2 National Security…

DHS Muslim Advisor Admits Islamist Ties

A prominent Muslim advisor at the Obama Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has close ties to a convicted Hamas fundraiser and other radical Islamist causes, including a nonprofit that proclaims sharia is the only legitimate law according to Islam. Incredibly, this Homeland Security advisor, Mohamed Elibiary, has regular access to…

U.S. Ignored Intel of 2000 Al Qaeda Hijack Plot: Didn’t Believe “Usama bin Laden’s Organization or the Taliban Could Carry out Such an Operation”

The United States disregarded advanced warning of a 2000 Al Qaeda plot to hijack a commercial airliner because “nobody believed that Usama bin Laden’s organization or the Taliban could carry out such an operation,” according to intelligence documents obtained by Judicial Watch. It took the government 11 years to furnish…

12 Years after 9/11 Weak Oversight of DHS Keeps U.S. Vulnerable

Weak congressional oversight over the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) keeps the United States vulnerable to terrorist threats posed by small aircraft and boats, cyber attacks and biological weapons, according to a diverse panel of lawmakers and security officials. This may be difficult to swallow twelve years after the worst…

FBI Followed Terrorist Killed by Drone to Pentagon Luncheon

The al Qaeda terrorist that President Obama ordered assassinated by drone was closely monitored by the FBI and even followed to the Pentagon’s front door years before his murder, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch.  The files, more than 250 pages of FBI surveillance logs, illustrate alarming incompetence by…

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