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US launches first drone strike in Pakistan in 6 weeks

The strike in North Waziristan killed seven people in an area administered by the al Qaeda-linked Haqqani Network. Senior Taliban commander Waliur Rehman is rumored to have been killed. The program had been put on hold for "political considerations."


ISAF targets al Qaeda leader in Kunar

The target of the raid was a senior al Qaida leader who serves as an operations chief, trainer, and facilitator in the east.


Turkistan Islamic Party touts suicide bombings in Afghanistan

In recently released propaganda, the al Qaeda-linked group claimed two suicide attacks in Afghanistan and identified several fighters who have been killed in the country since 2007.


Obama's new drone policy leaves room for CIA role




Yemen Makes Strides in Transition to Democracy




Former Intelligence Director Cordesman Says Obama Made 'Promise He Can't Keep'




For Obama's Global Vision, Daunting Problems




Obama pulls back in fight against al Qaeda




Belmokhtar's unit participated in Niger suicide attacks

Mokhtar-Belmokhtar-Sahara-Media.jpgMokhtar Belmokhtar is alive, and announced that his al Mua'qi'oon Biddam, or Those Who Sign in Blood Brigade, carried out the suicide assaults in Niger in conjunction with MUJAO.


Radical Islamist websites feed extremism




Geneva talks on Syria last chance to avoid foreign intervention




US Acknowledges Killing 4 Americans in Drone Strikes




One Drone Victim's Trail From Raleigh to Pakistan




MUJAO suicide bombers hit uranium mine, barracks in Niger

The al Qaeda-linked Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa said the suicide attacks were intended to punish Niger for "cooperation with France in the war against Sharia" in Mali.


American killed in US drone strike, US Attorney General says

Jude Kenan Mohammed was the eighth member of Daniel Boyd's terror cell in North Carolina. He traveled to Pakistan in 2008, was arrested, skipped bail, and is thought to have traveled to Pakistan's tribal areas. He may have been killed in a strike in 2011 that occurred in an area controlled by the Haqqani Network.


In Afghanistan, Hezb-i-Islami Takes Its Extremism Into Politics




Coalition Plays Down Afghan Reports of Major Battle in Helmand




Book excerpt: Chemical attack in Iraq

From 'Fallujah Awakens': a chlorine truck bomb deployed by insurgents against the village of Albu Aifan on March 16, 2007.


EU decision to lift Syrian oil sanctions boosts jihadist groups




Al-Qaeda's Syrian wing takes over the oilfields once belonging to Assad


 
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