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Last Gasp: Q&A With Osama bin Laden

John Bobey | Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy
John Bobey

Osama... Osama bin Laden -- is that you? Yes, yes it is -- who is this? It's me, John Bobey.

Al Qaeda's New Leader?

Posted 07.03.2011 | World

Ayman al-Zawahiri, a 59-year-old Egyptian-born doctor, is expected to become the leader of al Qaeda now that Osama bin Laden has died. The Wall Str...

U.S. Official Warns Of Libyan-Backed Terrorist Attacks

The New York Times | ERIC SCHMITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The United States is bracing for possible Libyan-backed terrorist attacks, President Obama's top counterterrorism official said on Friday....

Arab Freedom Is Good for Israel

Sanjeev Bery | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sanjeev Bery

Whatever their rivalries, the authoritarian leaders of the Middle East did not want to see Hosni Mubarak removed from power. When you are a dictator -...

For the U.S. in Egypt, Blowback Is a Bitch

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Winship

Ironically, blowback from the propaganda offense claiming the existence of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction now enhances the credibility among Egyptian protesters of a man that same campaign tried to discredit.

The Muslim Brotherhood's "Hood"

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

As the Brotherhood thrusts itself into a central role in any post-Mubarak transitional coalition, the Brotherhood's rabid ideological brand of Islam is raising the specter of an Egypt potentially slipping into the hands of Islamic extremists.

Ayman Al-Zawahri, Al Qaeda Official, Slams Pakistan Relief Effort

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO (AP) - Al-Qaida's No. 2 leader has made a thinly veiled call on Pakistanis to rise up against their government over what he said was the "failur...

9/11/10 -- Unfinished Business Take #9

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

It's 9/11 again... do you know where Osama Bin Laden is? Nine years later Al Qaeda is still plotting attacks in the name of a global jihad. The mission against Al Qaeda is being drowned out, and that strengthens our enemies. Americans deserve better.

WATCH: Al Qaeda Leader Mocks 'Poor' Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a video posted on an Islamist website, Ayman al-Zawahri -- Al Qaeda's deputy leader -- has blasted President Obama's claims that U.S. troops can de...

Report: Al-Qaeda Still Determined To Carry Out WMD Attack

The Washington Post | Joby Warrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When al-Qaeda's No. 2 leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, called off a planned chemical attack on New York's subway system in 2003, he offered a chilling expla...

Sen. Feingold Wants Timetable For Withdrawal From Afghanistan

ABC News | David Chalian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration has been keenly aware of discontent among many in its liberal base with regard to its Afghanistan policy and an expected requ...

The End of the Clash of Civilizations? Rock the Casbah!

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 06.29.2011 | World
Derek Henry Flood

Obama attempted to refute violent Islamism with what I'll term "Unifying Abrahamism." Quoting the three holy books, he forced his audience to confront their shared histories.

Repositioning America: Obama's Cairo Speech as the Ultimate in Event Marketing

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

Not only did no one throw shoes at Obama, the crowd of 3,000 in Cairo gave him a standing ovation. Watching the speech, I had the feeling that the world might be changing again.

Art's Powerful Message for the Merchants of Death

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

The video installation by the Palestinian graphic artist Sharif Waked, sums up the sentiments of many Muslims who are repulsed by the "death industry" propagated by cowardly terrorists.

Al-Qaeda Leader To Sudan: Start Guerilla War Against The West

Al Jazeera English | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An audio statement purportedly by al-Qaeda's deputy leader has called on the Sudanese to lead a guerrilla war against Western states in response to th...

Dr Fadl, Al Qaeda Founder, Launches Ideological Revolt Against Bin Laden

The Telegraph | David Blair | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Sayyid Imam al-Sharif, who goes by the nom de guerre Dr Fadl, helped bin Laden create al-Qaeda and then led an Islamist insurgency in Egypt in the 199...

Why al-Qaeda Will Miss Bush

Sahil Kapur | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sahil Kapur

President-elect Obama, unlike Bush, is al-Qaeda's greatest fear: an upstanding American who has earned the world's respect with his strong moral convictions, thirst for global unity and promise of diplomacy.

He's the President, Stupid

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Beau Friedlander

Obama's peace train is on tracks that have led to the same place since Eisenhower first told America to beware the military-industrial complex.

Obama and Malcolm X: Far From Opposites

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Casey Gane-McCalla

Many people may see Malcolm X and Barack Obama as opposites of each other in the sphere of black political figure, but Malcolm's own family has come out publicly for Obama.

Al Zawahiri: Much Ado About Nothing

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jamal Dajani

It still amazes me how after seven years, the U.S. media is still suckered by what al-Qaeda leaders have to say or preach. Hardly anyone in the Middle East these days pays close attention to their speeches.

What Zawahiri's Message Says About Obama and Al Qaeda

Ilan Goldenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ilan Goldenberg

Al Qaeda's first message since the election demonstrates that they are genuinely concerned about an Obama presidency and views it as a strategic threat to its existence.

Female Al-Qaida Demand To Be Acknowledged | Lauren Frayer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Muslim extremist women are challenging al-Qaida's refusal to include - or at least acknowledge - women in its ranks, in an emotional debate that gives...