Judicial Watch • Terrorism


Obama Administration Granted Asylum And Residency To 1,519 Foreigners With Terror Ties

The Obama administration granted asylum to more than 1,500 foreigners with ties to terrorist organizations last year because they were deemed to have provided support to the groups “while under duress.”


Judicial Watch: Defense, State Department Documents Reveal Obama Administration Knew that al Qaeda Terrorists Had Planned Benghazi Attack 10 Days in Advance

Judicial Watch announced today that it obtained more than 100 pages of previously classified “Secret” documents from the Department of Defense (DOD)and the Department of State revealing that DOD almost immediately reported that the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi was committed by the al Qaeda and Muslim Brotherhood-linked “Brigades of the Captive Omar


Rep. O’Rourke Touts a Safe Juárez, U.S. Warns of Violence, Drug-Related Murders

 The congressman who tried silencing federal law enforcement sources from exposing terrorist camps in Ciudad Juárez is contradicting the U.S. government’s assessment of the famously crime-infested Mexican city by proclaiming that it’s “far safer” than it was years ago. It appears to be a frantic effort on the part of…


Gitmo Terrorist Who Killed Army Sgt., Lived at Bin Laden Compound Freed in Canada

An Al Qaeda terrorist guilty of murdering a U.S. Army sergeant and “transferred” from Guantanamo to Canada by the Obama administration has been released from an Alberta prison while he appeals his conviction for war crimes. His name is Omar Ahmed Khader and he’s a member of Canada’s “first family…


FBI Holds “Special” Meeting in Juárez to Address ISIS, DHS Not Invited

Responding to Judicial Watch’s report earlier this week of ISIS activity along the Mexican border, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) supervisors called a “special” meeting at the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juárez. A high-level intelligence source, who must remain anonymous for safety reasons, confirmed that the meeting was convened specifically…


Judicial Watch Sues DHS Office of Inspector General for Records Regarding Terrorist “Hands Off” List

Judicial Watch announced today that on February 13, 2015, it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to obtain a copy of an Office of Inspector General (OIG) report about an alleged “hands off list.”


Terror Bomb Plotter Released from Cook County Jail

The narco-terror ringleader who planned the 2009 bombing of Oprah Winfrey’s Chicago studios and the iconic Sears Tower has been released from jail, his newfound freedom facilitated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).  Emad Karakrah was incarcerated in Cook County Jail since taking police on a high-speed chase through…


Freed Gitmo Captive Opens ISIS Base in Afghanistan

As President Obama frees droves of terrorists—including five Yemenis this week—from the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo news reports confirm that a Gitmo alum who once led a Taliban unit has established the first Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) base in Afghanistan. His name is Mullah Abdul Rauf…


Mayor Blasts Fellow Muslims Who Hate Freedom: Pack Your Bags and F*** Off

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Paris, the Moroccan-born mayor of a Dutch city delivered a compelling message on live television to fellow Muslims who don’t appreciate the “freedoms” of living in the west: “Pack your bags and f*** off.” A British newspaper reports the story this week…


CIA Docs Obtained by JW in 2010 Show Congress Approved of Enhanced Interrogation

As some lawmakers purport to be stunned over the new CIA “torture report” the fact is Congress knew for years that enhanced interrogation techniques were being used on terrorists and in fact dozens of members were repeatedly briefed on the subject, including former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Back in 2010…


Al Qaeda Terrorist Wanted by FBI Crossed Back and Forth Into U.S. From Mexico

An Al Qaeda terrorist on the FBI’s most wanted list for years crossed back and forth into the United States from Mexico to meet fellow militant Islamists in Texas and piloted an aircraft into the Cielo Dorado airfield in Anthony, New Mexico, law enforcement sources tell Judicial Watch. The same…


Benghazi: Absolutely, Positively No Gambling Going On at Rick’s Café

“From the Annex in Benghazi, the CIA was collecting intelligence about foreign entities that were themselves collecting weapons in Libya and facilitating their passage to Syria. The Benghazi Annex was not itself collecting weapons.” –Final House Intelligence Report on Benghazi, P. 16   The final House Intelligence Committee Report on…


Urgent Update on Terror Border Threat

Urgent Update on Border Terror Threat – Narco-Islamist Connection Exposed There are times when all of us hate to say, “I told you so.” And the latest news from Judicial Watch on the apprehension of ISIS terrorists on the U.S.-Mexico border is certainly one of them. In late August, you…


El Paso: Nexus of a Narco-Terror Ring

Updated October 15. Judicial Watch covers Karakrah hearing in Cook County Court. A sophisticated narco-terror ring with connections running from El Paso to Chicago to New York City has been uncovered with the help of Judicial Watch.  This narco-terror ring involves two of the FBI’s “most wanted.” On the morning…


New Documents Show FBI Kept Channels Open to Al-Aulaqi Despite Terrorist Designation

Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained 900 pages of newly released internal documents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) indicating there may have been a serious rift between the agency’s 9/11 Commission Task Force (Task Force) and the National Commission on Terrorism (Commission) in tracking the activities of U.S.-born al-Qaeda leader

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