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US drone strike targets head of Pakistani Taliban

Hakeemullah's bodyguard was killed in a strike in North Waziristan that leveled a compound and killed four other "militants." A senior commander is rumored to be among them.


Kurds in Iraq, Syria work as shield against al-Qaeda




U.S. military commandos fought in Benghazi




Al-Qaeda recruits entering Syria from Turkey safehouses




US drone strike kills 3 'militants' in North Waziristan

The strike is the first recorded in Pakistan in a month, and took place in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network.


Social Media Jihad: Ansar al Sharia Libya's new Twitter feed




Suicide bomber strikes in Tunisia

A suicide bomber blew himself up in the coastal city of Sousse earlier today. According to Tunisian officials, the bombing was part of a planned wave of attacks. No group has claimed the attack, but it comes after weeks of escalating violence between Ansar al Sharia and the Tunisian government.


US commandos were poised for raid to capture Benghazi suspect




Benghazi witnesses grilled in secret on Capitol Hill




Terrorist attacks and deaths hit record high, report shows




US drones kill 2 Shabaab operatives in southern Somalia

A senior explosives expert was one of two Shabaab members killed in the airstrike. Today's drone strike is the second reported US raid this month targeting a top Shabaab leader.


Al Qaeda Sets Sights On Iraq's Anbar Province




Tunisia's 'sexual jihad' - extremist fatwa or propaganda?




France Begins New Anti-Islamist Sweep in Mali




Former Guantanamo detainee was on ground in Benghazi during terror attack, source says




Violence Reverses Gains in Iraq




Analysis: UN adds Benghazi suspect to al Qaeda sanctions list

The UN added Muhammad Jamal al Kashef to its al Qaeda sanctions list on Oct. 18. The US government previously designated Jamal on Oct. 7. The UN noted Jamal's ties to the Sept. 11, 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, whereas the US government's announcement did not. Jamal's network continues to plan attacks.


The Effectiveness Of Drone Strikes In Counterinsurgency And Counterterrorism Campaigns




Wanted Taliban commander in Kunar reported killed in US drone strike

Qari Dawat has been targeted by the US for years. He has expressed his support for al Qaeda and kidnapped a Western journalist. His death has not been confirmed.


Obama's Uncertain Path Amid Syria Bloodshed


 
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