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Bin Laden: If US Executes KSM, We'll Kill Americans

US official dismisses threat as 'absurdity'

(Newser) - If the US executes admitted 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, al-Qaeda will do the same to any American prisoners it takes, says Osama bin Laden in an as-yet-unverified audio tape. “The White House has expressed its desire to execute him,” bin Laden says. “When America makes this... More »

Why Iraq Bombs Aren't Sparking Civil War

(Newser) - Iraq was rocked by two deadly, possibly destabilizing bombings this weekend, but the proof is in the reprisals, Larry Kaplow writes in Newsweek—and there were none. “Iraq today is a different place than it was when ethnic conflict threatened to engulf the country in 2006,” Kaplow continues.... More »

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