9/11 Speakers Series provides lesson on understading a relentless enemy - al Qaeda

CBS's 60 minutes recently had a report on homegrown terrorists, American citizens like the recent "would-be Times Square bomber, who have traveled abroad for terrorist training in order to attack  America or its allies."Recruiting sympathizers is just one page in al Qaeda's war strategy. Learn about other plans and the history and ideology of the terrorist group from counterterrorism expert Bill Braniff, the director of external education at West Point's Combating Terrorism Center.  Braniff is giving a presentation  Read more »

Trials of terror and 9/11 (Updated)

A terrorism trial is heading for a New York City courtroom, but it's most likely not the trial you think.An anonymous jury is to hear a case against Syed Hashmi of Queens, who's accused of providing supplies to al Qaeda fighters, according to the New York Daily News and the a WABC broadcast report. Hashmi will be tried in Manhattan Federal Court. Update: Hashmi pleads guilty, according to an updated story by the  Read more »