October 4, 2012

Al-Qaeda's Dead? Hardly

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Foreign Policy

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The terrorist organization has proven tougher to stamp out.

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TAGGED: Terrorism, al-Qaeda


October 1, 2012
The War That Nobody Wants
Walter Russell Mead, American Interest
We are killing people in acts of war across Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa and expect to kill quite a few more. We are fighting a battle first to contain and then to defeat a vicious ideology of murder and hate that... more ››
September 27, 2012
Raising Black Flags: A Harbinger of Chaos
Charles Cooke, Nat'l Review
"Every normal man," wrote H. L. Mencken, "must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin to slit throats." Given that his subject was modern poetry, he can be forgiven the impulse. But we... more ››
October 2, 2012
Obama's Secret Talks on al-Qaeda in Africa
Miller & Whitlock, WaPo
The White House has held a series of secret meetings in recent months to examine the threat posed by al-Qaeda’s franchise in North Africa and consider for the first time whether to prepare for unilateral strikes, U.S. officials... more ››
September 21, 2012
Al-Qaeda's Plan for Libya
Thomas Joscelyn, Long War Journal
An unclassified report published in August highlights al Qaeda's strategy for building a fully operational network in Libya. The report ("Al Qaeda in Libya: A Profile") was prepared by the federal research division of the... more ››
American counterterrorism strategy aims to deny terrorist groups space to operate, disrupt attempted attacks, and degrade the organization’s leadership. more ››