World Dec 14, 2015

Australian teenager pleads guilty to 'terrorism' charge

A Melbourne teen arrested after police found explosives at his home pleaded guilty on Monday to a terrorism-related charge, highlighting concerns about youth radicalization following last week's arrest of a 15-year-old Sydney boy in police raids. The 17-year-old was planning an attack using improvised explosive ...

World Feb 7, 2015

British jihadi who faked own death gets 12 years

A British jihadi who joined a terrorist training camp in Syria then faked his death in an attempt to sneak back to England was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison. Imran Khawaja, 27, left Britain last January to attend a training camp linked to ...

Editorials Dec 23, 2011

Risky catalog purchase of fighter

The government on Tuesday selected Lockheed Martin's F-35 as the Air-Self Defense Force's next-generation fighter over Boeing's F/A-18 and the Eurofighter Typhoon to replace aging F-4 fighters. Japan plans to purchase 42 F-35s, hoping that the first delivery will start in fiscal 2016 (April ...