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World Trade Center developer Larry Silverstein took over the lease at the WTC six weeks before the 9/11 attacks but he never gave up hope the city would rebuild, reports CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Enrique Salem, president and Chief Executive Officer of Symantec, says the top threat to the US isn't hurricanes but cyber security.
"I'm skeptical of anyone who can answer the question 'Are we safer?' with a simple yes or no," says Ward Thomas, a national security expert. "We are better in some ways, but not necessarily in others."
Ten years later, we’re arguably a sadder and more anxious nation, still struggling through a tough economy, yet we’re also more vigilant about security and ever-determined to remain resilient.
The U.S. government has warned domestic and international airlines that some terrorists are considering surgically implanting explosives into humans to carry out attacks, The Associated Press has learned.
Herve Ghesquiere and Stephane Taponier, the two French journalists that had been held hostage in Afghanistan for 547 days, landed on French soil on Thursday morning. Sources talk about the unusual path taken by the ransom.
The tail risk of a cyber disruption to markets cannot be ignored. Investors had better hope that the banks and exchanges are much better organised than Sony; and, perhaps, keep some hard cash in the mattress, Gillian Tett writes in the FT.
The niche—that includes James Bond-like tools such as infrared cameras, explosive detectors and body scanners—is expected to grow 12 percent annually through 2013, according to one analysis.
Find out what one strategist says about the industry and his top picks.
The lack of world peace affects the economy by trapping productivity and removing vital resources, according to an international research institute which also put the cost of global violence at $8.1 trillion last year.
It will forever be known as the place where the United States finally caught up with Osama Bin Laden but the Pakistani garrison town of Abbottabad has been described as the country’s ‘Terrorism Central,’ according to the executive director of the Asia-Pacific Foundation.
There were 79 people on the assault team that killed Osama bin Laden, but in the end, the success of the mission turned on some two dozen men who landed inside the Qaeda leader’s compound, the New York Times reports.
NBC's Jonathan Dienst has the story on the materials found in Bin Laden's lair that outline a plan to attack U.S. trains and CNBC's John Harwood has the story on President Obama visiting Ground Zero.
The identities of all 80 members of the American commando team who thundered into Abbottabad, Pakistan, and killed Osama bin Laden are the subject of intense speculation, but perhaps none more so than the only member with four legs.
In the aftermath of the killing of Osama bin Laden, I found myself agreeing with Charles Krauthammer that this was a global game-changer for American greatness. It was a gutsy and courageous decision by President Obama, brilliantly executed by the Navy SEALs and all the intelligence and support behind them.
The death of Osama bin Laden unleashes a hurricane of new concerns. Insight on whether we are safer from terrorism or not, with Wendy Chamberlain, former ambassador to Pakistan and George Friedman, Stratfor CEO/founder.
Discussing the nation's next most dangerous security concerns, with Asa Hutchinson, former undersecretary for Border & Transportation Security.
Computers taken from Osama Bin Laden's Pakistan compound could reveal a motherlode of information on Al Qaeda donors and has probably already dealt a serious blow to Al Qaeda fund raising, according to a Middle East law expert.
Turns out a lot of people using Twitter Sunday night asked "Who is Osama Bin Laden?" as the site went nuts with news of his death. Really? Even if you've been living under a rock (or cave in Tora Bora) or without internet service (like, in a compound in Abottabad), you know who "OBL" is, right? Not so.
The orders started coming in just minutes after President Obama formally announced the death on Sunday night. People wanted their flags.