Leaving proves Osama bin Laden right: Eventually, America cuts and runs.
The plan, initiated during the Trump administration, had been delayed after a political and public outcry.
Since 9/11, U.S. authorities have used informants to convict hundreds of people of crimes related to international terrorism. Did the informants help create plots where none had existed?
The president said the main objective of ensuring that Afghanistan would not be a launching pad for terrorism had been achieved and that it was time for American troops to come home.
It’s not guilt, shame or regret I feel. It’s the sense of having done a terrible duty.
After years of arguing against an extended military presence in Afghanistan, President Biden is doing things his way, with the deadline for withdrawal set for the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
The decision will keep more than 3,000 American troops in Afghanistan beyond the May 1 deadline that was announced under the Trump administration.
The move, which took place in a secret operation over the weekend, was conceived during the Trump administration to save on costs and troops at the remote base in Cuba.
The Pentagon called the first 20 prisoners sent to Guantánamo in 2002 “the worst of the worst.” Just two remain there. Others are spread around the world — including four senior Taliban figures.
Starting with the Bush administration, the United States has gradually transferred all but two of the first 20 prisoners at the wartime detention facility to other nations. Here’s who, and where, they are.
The legal basis for the war against Al Qaeda and its successors is aging and frayed, but how to replace it has long bedeviled lawmakers.
He remained proud of the towers, which stood long enough for thousands to escape on 9/11, but carried with him “a troubled heart.”
New details about what authorities anticipated on Jan. 6 highlight failures to grasp the degree of the threat from pro-Trump right-wing extremists.
The decision to vaccinate the prisoners ignited criticism over whether the government was prioritizing terrorism suspects over American citizens.
Some argue that impeachment is divisive. That’s fine with me.
Peter Panayiotou was lost without his father, but the remarkable gesture of a stranger helped him heal.
The recent order by a Pakistani court to release his kidnapper opens old wounds and raises old questions about the war on terror that have never been resolved.
Diplomatic sweeteners for joining the Abraham Accords that were offered to Morocco, Sudan and the United Arab Emirates could be rejected by Congress or reversed by the incoming Biden administration.
The coronavirus crisis has compounded other problems in the troubled case at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba.
While the number of troops — about 700 — is small, it is a continuation of President Trump’s efforts to withdraw the United States from what he has described as endless wars.
Representatives for Sudan say the East African country will exit the accords brokered by the Trump administration if Congress refuses to give it immunity from future terrorism claims in court.
Formerly the State Department’s No. 2, Mr. Blinken is expected to re-establish the United States as a trusted ally ready to rejoin global agreements and court multilateral efforts to confront China.
The Pentagon staged its first “Zoom Court” linking the courtroom at Guantánamo Bay to a secret location in the United States for a classified hearing in a military commissions case.
Lawyers paid by the Pentagon pursued the appeal on behalf of the released prisoner even as the State Department had a $4 million bounty out for him.
The president plays the climate-denial playbook on a pandemic.
A farewell to the late Pulitzer Prize-winning Times journalist.
The latest judge assigned to the long-running death penalty case is based in Virginia and has had a military career focused on defense work, but he has been on the bench for less than two years.
Working for New York Newsday, The Daily News and The Times, he covered the human stories of New York in dramatic prose and crusaded against injustice.
The recusal of Col. Stephen Keane from hearing the case at Guantánamo Bay adds another roadblock to restarting pretrial hearings in the long-running case.
The solemn rituals that mark a tragedy that brought New York and the nation to its knees will be altered under the burden of another crisis.
As they memorialize a past tragedy, New Yorkers face another profound and deadly crisis that is not yet over.
Joe Biden will travel to ground zero before heading to Shanksville, Pa., where he and the president will both honor the victims of the hijacked plane that crashed after passengers fought back.
Does the public care about the 40 remaining inmates with no obvious end to their imprisonment?
A new report calculates the number of people who fled because of wars fought by the United States since Sept. 11, 2001.
Nine years after the C.I.A. blacked out parts of Ali Soufan’s book, the agency has finally allowed a more complete version of his story to be published.
After the planes hit on 9/11, he walked from his home in Harlem, against the tide of people fleeing, to help. After Hurricane Katrina, he lent a hand in New Orleans.
The coronavirus has been kept under control in the the state, but it might just be a matter of time before a resurgence.
The National September 11 Memorial & Museum had said the display would have to be canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The decision to cancel the tribute was made because “the health risks during the pandemic were far too great” for the crew of about 40 stagehands and electricians.
The pandemic has forced the longest absence of the humanitarian organization from the remote military prison in Cuba since it opened in January 2002.
How can you get your cultural fix when many arts institutions remain closed? Our writers offer suggestions for what to listen to, read and watch.
With proceedings at Guantánamo Bay upended, chances are growing that the 20th anniversary will pass without the trial of the men accused of plotting the attack getting underway.
In this moment of polarization and racial justice, our critic looks back at Michael Moore’s smash documentary about the Iraq war and ‘The Notebook.’
The Obama administration ran into a wall of political opposition when it tried. The former vice president rarely brings up the topic and has yet to draw up a strategy but says he shares the goal.
Prime Minister Imran Khan was criticized for using a term of veneration in Islam when referring to the mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks.
For many, the call of an easier, safer and more affordable life beckons. But die-hard New Yorkers find the city more appealing than ever.
After 9/11, New York left us behind. I fear the same will happen with the coronavirus.
Facing a summer with no baseball and no picnics, the makers of the original Coney Island red hot feared the worst. But even with an empty boardwalk, business is booming.
The president wants a new cold war to deflect attention from his failures.
In a video posted online, the former president, who generally avoids speaking out on current affairs, urged Americans to “remember how small our differences are” in a time of crisis.