Militant gains illustrate plight of Syrian Kurds

...spearhead the mission against jihadis. The group denies any links to Assad's government or the PKK, which is considered a terrorist organization by the United States."There are double standards. They are looking for allies who serve them. They are not...
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Photos: In memoriam

Members of the Juneau Police Department Color Guard prepare to raise the flag to half mast, at Riverside Rotary Park's Sept. 11 memorial, in remembrance of the 13th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on American soil.
In honor of fallen heroes

...Federal Building Sunday, an event organized to honor and remember the New York firefighters who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center.Wearing shirts that said "Never Forget," and weighted down with gear that included...
It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

...pilot. Delta spokesman Morgan Durrant says the crew must determine if the person is going to cause harm to others or has terrorist intentions.It can cost an airline $6,000 an hour, plus airport landing fees, to divert the standard domestic jet...
Empire Editorial: When it comes to police weaponry, use logic - not emotion

...departments shouldn't risk being outgunned. Police also have to be ready for a terrorist attack, they say.There's a problem with that reasoning: The risk of a terrorist attack is no greater today than it was before Sept. 11. We're simply...
The guns of August reach Alaska

...for the Juneau Police Department, about the North Hollywood shootout.After the shootout, and again after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, police departments began equipping for a new worst-case scenario, something that might require heavy weapons...
Long before 9/11, there was 1812 looks at the build up to war. Part two will focus on the British attack. Every Sept. 11, our nation remembers the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center towers and Pentagon. Everyone old enough to remember the tragedy can remember where they...
Begich talks corporate rights, gun violence, VA

...region, ISIS? Begich: "That's a terrorist organization, don't get me wrong."Exactly, it's essentially a terrorist state - they've defined boundaries...boundaries. I wouldn't call it a full terrorist state, it has control over a region...
My Turn: Regressing to a new normal

...signs like this anywhere in America before September 11, 2001. After that, we realized we weren't a nation immune to terrorist attacks. But does having them in so many places make us any less complacent about it than we were at the turn of the century...
Gaza war rages on despite pledge of Hamas, Israel truce

...showed it could not be trusted after it violated other cease-fire efforts."Israel is not obliged and is not going to let a terrorist organization decide when it's convenient to fire at our cities, at our people, and when it's not," Netanyahu told...
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