iOS app Android app

Obama Al Qaeda

Paige Lavender

Obama Apologizes, Takes Responsibility For Deaths Of Innocent Hostages In U.S. Drone Strike | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.23.2015 | Politics

President Barack Obama gave a statement Thursday after the White House announced U.S. drone strikes had killed innocent American and Italian hostages ...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Explains Why He Doesn't Use The Term 'Radical Islam' For Islamic State, Al Qaeda | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Wednesday that he refuses to describe the Islamic State and al Qaeda as groups fueled by "radical Islam" bec...

Obama: Algeria Crisis 'Another Reminder' Of Al Qaeda Threat

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2013 | World

WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama offered on Saturday to provide any assistance the Algerian government needs in the aftermath o...

Realists Play Video Games

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.07.2012 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Obama the realist is pursuing a policy that isn't working, even in its own terms, but the powers that be, including the media, don't seem to notice.

Jason Linkins

Sad, Bored Evildoer Wanted To Kill Obama | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.16.2012 | Politics

David Ignatius' Friday column, in which he starts to chew over the contents of recently declassified documents seized from Osama bin Laden's Abbottaba...

To Understand the New Obama Security Strategy, Think 9/11

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 03.18.2012 | Politics
Sarwar Kashmeri

President Obama has crafted a well thought out recalibration of America's national security strategy, designed to meet the threats of the 21st century within today's fiscal realities.

Andrea Stone

Does Killing Of U.S.-Born Cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki Make America Safer? | Andrea Stone | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The killing of American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen has brought cheers from lawmakers and terrorism experts, but it remains an ...

Ryan Grim

American Al-Awlaki Killed Abroad Without Trial | Ryan Grim | Posted 11.30.2011 | World

WASHINGTON - The United States government killed an American citizen in Yemen on Friday in hostile action, despite not having declared war on the coun...

Is Yemen the Next Afghanistan?

Robert Barrett, PhD | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
Robert Barrett, PhD

Al Qaeda's ability to exploit anti-Western sentiment in Yemen -- especially if its new civilian city-base is attacked by Western missiles -- may be easily accomplished.

Obama: Al Qaeda Would Use Nuclear Weapon If It Could

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) - If al-Qaida acquired nuclear weapons it "would have no compunction at using them," President Barack Obama said Sunda...

Sam Stein

Obama's Speech By The Words: Low On Democracy, Heavy On Security | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's speech at West Point on Tuesday night, in which he announced the addition of U.S. 30,000 troops to Afghanistan, was more about broad...

Cheney Silent On Obama Counterterrorism Gains

Mother Jones | David Corn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday, President Barack Obama visited the National Counterterrorism Center outside Washington and declared that "because of our efforts" al Qaeda...

Obama Blames Al Qaeda For Christmas Attack (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHILIP ELLIOTT, Associated Press HONOLULU — President Barack Obama laid blame Saturday on an al-Qaida affiliate for a Christmas Day terrorist attac...


Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Here is the full text of President Obama's interview with Al-Arabiya Arab TV Network: INTERVIEW OF THE PRESIDENT BY HISHAM MELHEM, AL ARABIYA Map Ro...

"Abu" Obama's Muslim Stimulus Package

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

The true test of Obama's presidency will not only be the innovative statecraft of its regional diplomacy, but also his ability to mobilize a comprehensive initiative to lift the Arab world out of its economic and social poverty.

Al Qaeda Condemns "Unfair" Pro-Obama Press Bias

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Counterterrorism Blog reports that Al Qaeda isn't pleased with the media reaction to its anti-Obama missive: Global reactions to Dr. Ayman al-Zawahi...

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.

How to Spend the Honeymoon

Walden Bello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Walden Bello

The first 100 days of Obama's presidency will be, in the usual fashion, a honeymoon with the American people.

McCain, Obama Battle Over Pakistan

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"Sen. John McCain of Arizona, close to clinching the GOP nomination, called Sen. Barack Obama 'naive' today and...blasted him for advocating a bombing...