Top 10 security stories for the year... Taken down: The top terrorist threats killed or indicted in 2012 December 31st, 2012 - One of the most wanted terrorists in Yemen. A son of the Haqqani Network founder. A man whose capture was worth $5 million to the FBI: The United States and its allies took out some of these key terror leaders throughout 2012. See also: Top 10 Security Clearance stories of 2012 December 26th, 2012 - 2012 has been a busy year at Security Clearance. From the U.S. diplomatic facility attack in Benghazi, Libya to the Petraeus sex scandal to the future of Afghanistan and the Pentagon preparing(or not) to fall off the fiscal cliff.