Before the subcommittee on international operations and terrorism, committee on foreign relations, united states senate. In his first interview, an fbi undercover operative tells scott pelley how he infiltrated al qaeda and thwarted potential terror attacks planned for new york and toronto. Al-qaeda: al-qaeda, broad-based militant islamist organization founded by osama bin laden in the late 1980s al-qaeda began as a logistical network to support muslims. After the terrorist attacks of september 11, 2001, al-qaeda (or al-qa'ida, pronounced al-kye-da) surpassed the ira, hamas, and hezbollah as the world's most infamous. And if there was no direct order from the isis command, there is prima facie in europe, a shadow al qaeda-like structure taking shape: the attacks in paris were well.
Adam gadahn was known as the american mouthpiece of al qaeda, speaking against his native country for a terrorist organization devoted to attacking it. News about al qaeda commentary and archival information about al qaeda from the new york times. An intercepted message among senior al qaeda operatives in the last several days raised alarm bells that led to the closing of embassies and consulates sunday. The economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them. In the years since september 11, 2001, understanding the al qaeda organization--its strategy, ideology and leadership structure--has become a major preoccupation of. Al qaeda-linked militants killed a russian pilot saturday after shooting down his su-25 fighter jet in a rebel-held area in syria, according to reports.
Editorial: the devastating attack on al-rawdah mosque in northern sinai marks a dramatic escalation in the threat from islamist radicalism in the peninsula. What's the difference between al-qaeda and taliban al-qaeda and taliban are distinct terrorist groups of extremist muslims who misinterpret the tenets of islam to. Osama bin laden's network of terror by laura hayes, borgna brunner, and beth rowe. 3 one of the principal goals of al qaeda was to drive the united states armed forces out of saudi arabia (and elsewhere on the saudi arabian peninsula) and somalia.
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