Hosts Bill Roggio and Tom Joscelyn discuss what al Qaeda looks like in 2020.
Hamas is in damage control-mode after one of its commanders reportedly flees to Israel.
Muft Noor Wali Mehsud’s Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, which remains allied with Al Qaeda, has stepped up small scale operations against Pakistani security forces in both North and South Waziristan over the past several months.
Shabaab’s suicide bombing against Somalia’s top general is the latest in the group’s recent attacks against government officials. The bombing also continues the current spate of increased suicide bombings across the country.
Hosts Tom Joscelyn and Bill Roggio discuss reports saying that Russia offered bounties to Taliban fighters to attack Americans.
Hamas’ politburo chief Ismail Haniyeh appeals to Hezbollah and Ansar Allah for support against Israel’s planned annexation of areas of the West Bank.
The attack belies U.S. officials’ claims that the Taliban has not been fighting in Afghanistan’s cities.
The Taliban denies that an Uzbek jihadist group, Katibat Imam al-Bukhari (KIB), operates in Afghanistan. The Taliban falsely asserts that photos recently posted by the KIB were “falsified by anti-peace circles.”