“No entity could receive legitimacy without the support, endorsement of his excellency Ahmad Massoud, because he is the source of legitimacy today,” said Ali Nazary, who represents Mr. Massoud in the United States. Mr. Massoud, the 32-year-old son of a legendary mujahedeen commander who led the fight against repeated SovietContinue Reading

“No entity could receive legitimacy without the support, endorsement of his excellency Ahmad Massoud, because he is the source of legitimacy today,” said Ali Nazary, who represents Mr. Massoud in the United States. Mr. Massoud, the 32-year-old son of a legendary mujahedeen commander who led the fight against repeated SovietContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department unsealed charges on Thursday accusing four Russian officials of carrying out a series of cyberattacks targeting critical infrastructure in the United States, including a nuclear power plant in Kansas, and evidently compromising a petrochemical facility in Saudi Arabia. The announcement covered hackings from 2012 toContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced the creation of a task force on Wednesday to go after billionaire oligarchs who have aided President Vladimir V. Putin in his invasion of Ukraine, part of an effort by the United States to seize and freeze the assets of those who have violatedContinue Reading

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — The U.S. government has requested the arrest and extradition of Juan Orlando Hernández, the former Honduran president who has been accused in federal court in New York of receiving money from drug cartels. The extradition request was sent to the Honduran Foreign Ministry on Monday, according toContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — President Biden will start to clear a legal path for certain relatives of victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks to pursue $3.5 billion from assets that Afghanistan’s central bank had deposited in New York before the Taliban takeover, according to officials familiar with internal deliberations. At theContinue Reading

Charging members of the Oath Keepers with sedition is a good start, but the DOJ needs to go after their GOP allies in government, too. We, who were desperate for the Justice Department to wake up from its sloth-like slumber, rejoiced after it was announced Thursday that Attorney General MerrickContinue Reading

WASHINGTON — Nearly 20 years ago, about 150 family members of Sept. 11 victims sought a measure of justice for their losses by suing a list of targets like Al Qaeda and the Taliban. A decade later, a court found the defendants liable by default and ordered them to payContinue Reading

The Biden administration has asked a federal appeals court to let the government proceed with a federal mandate that all large employers require their workers to get vaccinated against the coronavirus or submit to weekly testing starting in January. In a 52-page motion filed on Tuesday, the Justice Department urgedContinue Reading

The Justice Department said on Monday that it had brought charges against a Russian national whom it accused of conducting ransomware attacks against American government entities and businesses, including one that temporarily shut down the meat supply giant JBS. In the Biden administration’s latest crackdown on cybercrime, the Justice DepartmentContinue Reading