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Al Qaeda Pakistan

What Al Qaeda Thinks Of U.S. Media Outlets And Journalists

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.03.2012 | Media

Materials taken from Osama bin Laden's compound following his death in May 2011, which revealed that al Qaeda has major issues with Fox News, were pub...

Al Qaeda's Secret Hate For Fox News

Posted 03.16.2012 | Media

Materials taken from Osama bin Laden's compound following his death in May 2011 reveal that Al Qaeda has major issues with Fox News. Columnist Davi...

The Rise and Fall of Al-Qaeda: Debunking the Terrorism Narrative

Fawaz Gerges | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
Fawaz Gerges

Shrouded in myth and inflated by a self-sustaining industry of so-called terrorism "experts" and a well-funded national security industrial complex, the power of Al-Qaeda can only be eradicated when the fantasies around the group are laid to rest.

Amanda Terkel

Military Downplays Key U.S. Objective In Afghan War | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A top U.S. commander in Afghanistan is contradicting comments by Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen on whether a military o...

The Women Who Chase Terrorists

Abigail Pesta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Abigail Pesta

This was no academic exercise. In tracking down the identities of Daniel Pearl's kidnappers and killers, students made phone calls and even face-to-face visits to relatives of suspected Pakistani terrorists.

Al-Qaeda on the Ropes?

Michael Brenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Brenner

Al-Qaeda is a phenomenon that defies scorecard evaluations. Consequently, you never know how close you are to reaching an objective in the ongoing battle against it.

Al-Qaeda Came Within Days Of Attack On UK, Court Hears

Telegraph | Duncan Gardham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The men, who were arrested in Manchester and Liverpool in April last year, were said to be in direct contact with al-Qaeda in Pakistan, using coded em...

Afghan War To Now Focus On Al Qaeda in Pakistan? | PETER BAKER and ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Obama's national security team is moving to reframe its war strategy by emphasizing the campaign against Al Qaeda in Pakistan while arguing ...

Taliban And al-Qaeda May Be Descended From Jews

Telegraph | Dean Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Experts at Mumbai's National Institute of Immunohaematology believe Pashtuns could be one of the ten "Lost Tribes of Israel"....

My Hamid Karzai Daydream

Jamie Metzl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jamie Metzl

Just back from Afghanistan, I began to daydream about Karzai speaking directly to the American people to take responsibility for his government's failings and seek support for U.S. engagement in the country.

More Al-Qaeda Plane Terror Plots 'Likely'

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Al-Qaeda is likely to try again to use aircraft to attack the West, Whitehall officials have told the BBC. Security correspondent Frank Gardner said t...

The End Of Al Qaeda?

Newsweek | Ron Moreau and Sami Yousafzai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If Baitullah Mehsud, the Pakistani Taliban's most dangerous and powerful leader, was indeed killed by a U.S. Predator drone strike earlier this week, ...

Some Al Qaeda Fighters Moving To Yemen and Somalia

New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT and DAVID E. SANGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON American officials say they are seeing the first evidence that dozens of fighters with Al Qaeda, and a small handful of the terrorist group...

Hafiz Saeed A 'Humanitarian': Pakistan UN Ambassador

UN Dispatch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

I just sat down with the Pakistani Ambassador the United Nations, Abdullah Hussain Haroon. I asked Amb. Haroon to respond to Obama's Cairo speech and...

Pakistan Nuclear Power Is High Concern Amidst Rising Militancy

Radio Free Europe | Ron Synovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Advisers to U.S. President Barack Obama's administration say their worst security nightmare is the possibility that Pakistan -- a nuclear-armed countr...

Pakistan Drone Strike Kills At Least 12

Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At least 12 people in Pakistan, including suspected al-Qaeda fighters, have been killed in a missile attack thought to have been carried out by an unm...

Kerry: Pakistan Needs Close To $5Bn To Prevent Collapse

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The United States and Europe must give Pakistan up to $5bn (£3.5bn) in urgent aid or risk seeing the nuclear-armed country slip into chaos, two leadi...

Benazir Bhutto: Myth vs. Reality

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Virginia M. Moncrieff

For Bhutto's many flaws, she was enormously brave. You cannot for a moment imagine that she did not know she had a target almost tattooed over her heart.

Send America to Rehab

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

Ironically, while Bush and Cheney were obsessing over al-Qaida, and searching under every rock in Afghanistan for Osama bin Laden, the real danger to America was at home -- on Wall Street.

Seth Colter Walls

Palin Has Repeatedly Contradicted McCain On Pakistan, Despite His Denial | Seth Colter Walls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Does Sarah Palin agree with Barack Obama (and disagree with John McCain) on attacking known terrorist sites inside Pakistan? Despite the Republican no...

Al Qaeda In Pakistan: A Rising Threat

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today's New York Times leads with a report that Al Qaeda is strengthening their organization in Pakistan. With US resources heavily invested in Iraq, ...

Analysts: Pakistan Allowing Militants To Regroup And Fortify

New York Times | CARLOTTA GALL and ISMAIL KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The announcement of a cease-fire just a few weeks into a determined military operation against one of Pakistan's most wanted men, the militant leader ...