Articles by Dan Kepple

New evidence develops behind Boston Marathon bombing

As the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, continues to recover from his injuries under close guard at the Federal Medical Center at Fort Devens in Ft. Devens, Mass., Investigators have ramped up the search for clarity on what drove the 19-year-old and his older brother, Tamarlan, to orchestrate the attacks that killed three…

Gun control laws to be proposed in Congress

On April 11, Senate lawmakers voted to defeat an attempted filibuster of gun control laws, following a series of emotional appeals by families of the Newtown shooting  victims to take action. Despite pledges by high-profile Republicans such as Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul to vote in favor of the…

Chinese government accused in hacking scandal

A computer security company released a report on Feb. 19 detailing how the Chinese government has engaged in numerous cyberwarfare attacks on the U.S. in recent years, claiming that it has even pinpointed the exact location the perpetrators are based in. The report issued by Mandiant Corporation describes how nearly 150 American companies, many involved…

Israeli fighters hit Syrian Convoy targetting weapons

On Jan. 30, Israeli fighter-bombers attacked and destroyed a Syrian military convoy near the Lebanese border, a bold move that stoked fears of “spillover” regional conflict stemming from Syria’s ongoing civil war. U.S. authorities speaking under the condition of anonymity confirmed the strike to reporters later that day, although the Israeli government would not provide…