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Al Qaeda

  1. 9/11: 20 years later
    Bin Laden WonHow the terrorist mastermind drew the U.S. into a war with its own ideals.
  2. 9/11: 20 years later
    The 9/11 Museum and Its DiscontentsA new documentary goes inside the battles that have riven the institution and shaped the historical legacy of the attack.
  3. war on terror
    U.S. Commando Killed in Al Qaeda Raid in Yemen, First Combat Death Under TrumpThe raid was the first U.S. ground operation in Yemen since the start of the country’s two-year-old civil war.
  4. Osama bin Laden Wanted Most of His $29 Million Fortune to Be Used on JihadHe also asked that his male relatives be given two pounds of gold.
  5. today in donald trump
    Trump’s Anti-Muslim Comments Featured in Jihadi Recruitment VideoNo, he doesn’t care.
  6. oops
    The CIA Didn’t Mean to Give $1 Million to Al Qaeda But that’s what happened.
  7. Accused Terrorist Says He Was Just ‘Chasing Women on the Internet’Federal prosecutors, on the other hand, believe he took part in a failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb England, Denmark, and New York City.
  8. international intrigue
    New Allegations Say Saudi Royals Funded Al Qaeda Leading Up to 9/11If the accuser is to be trusted. 
  9. terrorism
    Al Qaeda Claims Dead American Cleric Orchestrated Paris AttacksA week after terrorists attacked the Charlie Hebdo magazine office.
  10. terrorism
    New Al Qaeda Video Threatens American PhotojournalistHe was kidnapped in Yemen in 2013.
  11. khorasan
    Is the Khorasan Group Really Known As Al-Nusra’s ‘Wolf Unit’?New claims about the latest terror threat.
  12. terrorble
    ISIS Has Al Qaeda Feeling Pretty Left OutYesterday’s terror group announces an expansion.
  13. happy things
    Kidnapped American Journalist Freed After Almost Two Years in Syria Peter Theo Curtis was held by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria.
  14. counter-terrorism
    Is the Global War on Terror Coming Back After All?In a reversal, the FBI director says that regional terrorist networks may be an even greater global threat than al Qaeda itself.
  15. que syria syria
    If You’re an American in Syria, Al Qaeda Has a Proposition for YouOfficials say they’re recruiting.
  16. international affairs
    More Proof That Al-Qaeda Is Super Corporate They’re obsessed with receipts.
  17. public apologies
    Al-Qaeda Apologizes for Attack on Yemen HospitalBut has to plans to slow its roll.
  18. ballsy lawsuits
    Brooklynite Turned Al Qaeda Supporter Sues U.S. Over Deep Vein ThrombosisHe was charged with betraying the U.S. as a homegrown terrorist.
  19. imagined conversations
    Exclusive Transcript of Al Qaeda’s Worldwide Conference CallThis actually happened. 
  20. terrorble
    U.S. Closes Middle East Embassies on Sunday Due to Al Qaeda ThreatThat’s ominous.
  21. bad things
    Hundreds of Prisoners Escaped From Abu Ghraib During Violent RaidMany were reportedly senior Al Qaeda officials.
  22. ink-stained wretches
    U.S. Government Screwed With Al Qaeda Magazine After Boston BombingInspire was hacked.
  23. international affairs
    Al Qaeda Has a Corporate Complaints Department TooService with a smile?
  24. international affairs
    The Corporate Shortcomings of Al Qaeda’s Most Difficult EmployeeA regional terrorist commander was an HR headache.
  25. boston bombing
    Boston Pressure-Cooker Bombs Were Recommended by Al Qaeda’s MagazineDoesn’t mean Al Qaeda was involved. 
  26. hostage crisis
    Algerian Hostage Crisis Death Toll RisesIt now stands at 81.
  27. terrorble
    Extradited Al Qaeda Suspects Appear in Manhattan CourtAnd one of them would like his hook back.
  28. libya
    President Obama and Hillary Clinton Mourn Americans Killed in Libya Meanwhile, Libya’s president suggests the attack was premeditated. 
  29. international affairs
    Four Arrested in Libya Attack, Officials Say Al Qaeda Connection Is UnlikelyNor was it premeditated.
  30. terrorble
    Former Brooklyn Man in Line to Be Al Qaeda’s New No. 2Local boy makes bad.
  31. cyberwarfare
    U.S. Now Fighting Al Qaeda for Hearts and Minds of Internet UsersTerrorists stand no chance against our charming memes.
  32. scary things
    Al Qaeda Underwear-Bombing Attempt ThwartedEveryone’s safe, but we’re still waiting a bit to make our best underwear bomb jokes.
  33. al qaeda periodicals
    Al Qaeda’s Inspire Magazine Urges Massive Forest Fire Attacks“It is difficult to choose a better place [than] in the valleys of Montana.”
  34. nypd
    NYPD Investigating Ominous Message Appearing on Al Qaeda ForumsNYPD spokesman Paul Browne says the department takes all threats against NYC seriously.
  35. crimes and misdemeanors
    Self-Proclaimed Al Qaeda Fighter Suspected in French Killings Still Not ArrestedAfter French TV prematurely reported his arrest, and after what has now been a twelve-hour standoff.
  36. terrorble
    Al Qaeda Leader Really Captured in Egypt?Could be either one. 
  37. ink-stained wretches
    Someone at Guantanamo Bay Gets Inspire, the Al Qaeda MagazineIt was between that and ‘Real Simple’.
  38. Al Qaeda Claims an American Hostage in PakistanIt’s 70-year-old Warren Weinstein.
  39. Man Plotting to Bomb New York City ArrestedBloomberg: Suspect “inspired by Al Qaeda” but a “lone wolf motivated by his own resentment.”
  40. international intrigue
    Is the Al Qaeda Flag Flying Atop the Courthouse in Benghazi, Libya?It certainly appears so!
  41. war on terror
    Secret Al-Awlaki Memo and Drone Program Raise ConcernsAmerican presidents don’t often have American citizens killed.
  42. war on terror
    Justice Department Memo: al-Awlaki Assassination LegalBackground check: Awlaki twice arrested with prostitutes.
  43. war on terror
    Top Counterterrorism Agent: Killing al-Awlaki Was the Right Thing to DoBut will Yemen be the new Pakistan?
  44. war on terror
    Al Qaeda Magazine’s American Creator Also Killed in YemenSamir Khan was reportedly hit by the same drone strike that targeted radical cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.
  45. war on terror
    Not Everyone Thinks Killing Anwar al-Awlaki Was the Right Thing to DoSome argue that the targeted killing may do more harm than good.
  46. war on terror
    Al Qaeda Leader Anwar al-Awlaki Killed in YemenTerrorism’s Internet celebrity was hit by a missile this morning.
  47. 9 11
    White House 9/11 Talking Points: Al Qaeda Is ‘Irrelevant’The government is pushing a “positive, forward-looking narrative.”
  48. never forget
    Al Qaeda Has No Big 9/11 Anniversary PlansAt least none that our intelligence agencies have picked up on.
  49. weinergate
    New Issue of Al Qaeda Magazine Mocks Anthony WeinerWay to be current, Al Qaeda.
  50. terrorble
    Osama Was Planning a 9/11 Tenth-Anniversary Attack But Was Only in the ‘Discussion’ PhaseAnd that’s probably moot now.
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