Tag Archives: AL QAEDA

New Docs Reveal Osama bin Laden’s Secret Ties With Iran


THOMAS JOSCELYN,  The Weekly Standard

Show availability of Iran for al Qaeda training, plotting. Continue reading

What ISIS Really Wants


Graeme Wood,  The Atlantic

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it. Continue reading

France’s Pied Piper of Jihad


,  The Daily Beast

Omar Diaby, a career criminal from Nice, has turned into France’s most potent recruiter for Syria’s jihad—and few of his acolytes come from Muslim homes. Continue reading

When jihadis come marching home


Brian Michael Jenkins,  The Hill

As many as 15,000 foreign volunteers have swelled the ranks of rebel and jihadist formations currently fighting in Syria, according to the most recent United Nations report. Continue reading

The Way Forward to Defeating ISIS Rapidly


Carter Andress,  Townhall

As a young U.S. Army Infantry officer, I was taught to put the bottom line first: Continue reading

Obama’s ‘Core al-Qaeda Concept… Now Coming Back to Bite All of Us’


by Bridget Johnson,  PJ Media

WASHINGTON — A possible chairman of the House Intelligence Committee in the 114th Congress warned that “every day” al-Qaeda gets stronger as the Obama administration tries to perpetuate a narrative that the infamous terror group is degraded or decimated. Continue reading

Obama’s Iraq


MAX BOOT,  The Weekly Standard

Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city, has long been hard for the central government to control because of its combustible mix of Arabs and Kurds. Continue reading

Why The Terrorists Are Winning in Iraq—And How That Could Cost Them Everything


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The Boko Haram-Benghazi link


Rick Moran,  American Thinker

An excellent article by Michael Hirsch in Politico Magazine that gives some background and nuance to the Obama administration’s faltering anti-terrorism policy that cost 4 lives in Libya and prevented Boko Haram from being designated a terrorist group. Continue reading

Al Qaeda calling for jihad car bomb attacks on American soil


Robert Spencer,  Jihad Watch

“Many Fiesal Shahzads are residing inside America and all they need is the knowledge of how to make car bombs… and the good news is it can be prepared in a home kitchen.” Continue reading