U.S. Congressional Research Service

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Osama Bin Laden Oil Tanker Terror Plot Hits Close to Home

    ‚ÄčThe Department of Homeland Security announced today that among the materials Navy SEALS found in Osama Bin Laden's Pakistan hideout were al-Qaida plans to hijack and detonate oil tankers last summer to provoke an "extreme economic crisis" in the West.Officials disclosed no specific U.S. targets. ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 15, 2001

    Time to Roll Up Our Sleeves

    Okay, now roll them down. Now back up again. . . . Now: down, quick!