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US fears al-Qaida, radical Islamists could take root in Syria




Using new counterterror guidelines, US forces backed off in Somalia raid




Records Obtained by JW Reveal U.S. Knew of Sophisticated al Qaeda Plan to Hijack Commercial Airliner in 2000




Al Qaeda 'terror blueprint' for North Mali revealed




US justifies Somalia raid under AUMF, which Obama seeks to repeal

The US Navy SEALs raid that targeted a Shabaab leader known as Ikrima was justified under the 2001 Authorization to Use Military Force. President Obama has called for the repeal of the AUMF, and support to do so is gaining in Congress.


SPIEGEL Interview with Syrian President Bashar Assad




Taliban: US 'forced' to 'accept the existence and presence of the Islamic Emirate' of Afghanistan




Afghan Taliban support Pakistani branch, spokesman claims

Shahidullah Shahid, the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan's senior spokesman, also said that Mullah Fazlullah is operating from the northeastern Afghan province of Kunar.


US commando raids suggest future shape of counterterror bids




New York case offers insight into secret war against Somali militants




'Core' al Qaeda member captured in Libya

Anas-al-Libi.jpgA senior al Qaeda operative, Abu Anas al Libi, was captured in Tripoli, Libya. Al Libi has served al Qaeda since the 1990s. According to a report published by the Library of Congress in August 2012, he was the "builder of al Qaeda's network in Libya."


Kenya names 4 jihadists involved in Westgate mall assault




Shabaab claims it 'repelled' raid by Western special operations forces

Shabaab claimed that its fighters stopped a Western-led nighttime raid from the sea in the costal town of Barawe. The US special operations forces killed a top al Qaeda and Shabaab leader in Barawe four years ago.


Assad lashes out at Turkey for sheltering terrorists




Terrorism newest worry for cargo ships




Islamic fighters connect in Africa




Man Who Brought Al Qaeda to Afghanistan Now Runs for President




CIA ramping up covert training program for moderate Syrian rebels




Photo of Mullah Sangeen in coffin published on jihadist forum




Pakistan hands over suspected green-on-blue killer for trial

Hekmatullah.jpgThe difficult work of bringing green-on-blue killers to justice moves a step forward with the recent transfer of a rogue ANA soldier from Pakistan to Afghanistan. In the process, Coalition authorities are faced with the problems of Taliban influence and safe havens in Pakistan.
 
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