Inside Al Qaeda's Half-Baked Plans to Take Down U.S. Drones

As much as we like to gripe about it stateside, our complaints about the drone program are nothing compared to those of Al Qaeda. The terrorists don't like drones, because drones are designed to kill terrorists. According to documents leaked by Edward Snowden, however, Al Qaeda's about to fight back. » 9/04/13 11:24am 9/04/13 11:24am

Seized Memory Card Contained al Qaeda Documents Encoded in Porn

Last year, Maqsood Lodin was being interviewed by police after he'd travelled to Pakistan. When his questioners found a memory card in his underwear, they were suspicious—but it seemed only to contain porn. Later investigation, however, reveals that one film was actually encoded with more than 100 secret al Qaeda… » 5/01/12 6:13am 5/01/12 6:13am

Al Qaeda Schooled in Making Detonators Out of Sega Cartridges

Apparently, escaping from Guantánamo Bay is not quite as easy as Harold and Kumar made it seem. As the NYT points out, the prison still harbors terrorists that the government claims are highly trained and resourceful—including at least one detainee that was taught how make detonators out of old SEGA cartridges. In all… » 11/03/08 6:20pm 11/03/08 6:20pm