The U.S. military continues to recycle stale estimates of Al Qaeda’s strength in Afghanistan, and elevate the Islamic State as a greater threat.
The Haqqani Network, an integral part of the Taliban whose leader, Sirajuddin Haqqani, is the Taliban’s deputy emir and minister of the interior, is reported to have facilitated the negotiations.
Host Bill Roggio is joined by FDD Senior Vice President for Research Jonathan Schanzer and Long War Journal’s Joe Truzman to discuss some of the latest and most pressing news from Israel — including the death of Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh.
According to the Associated Press, the United States is set to delist several terrorist organizations from its list of FTOs. The delisting includes a Gaza-based Salafist-jihadist organization called Mujahideen Shura Council of Jerusalem.
An Al-Jazeera journalist and a YAMAM counter-terrorism officer are the latest victims in clashes between Palestinian militant groups and Israeli security forces in the West Bank.
While Togo suffered its first ever jihadist attack in Nov. 2021, yesterday’s large assault represents the first loss of life from such violence in the small West African state. At least 8 Togolese troops were killed and 13 others wounded in an attack on a base and subsequent IED blast.
Host Bill Roggio briefs listeners on some of the latest news related to Afghanistan — including a few buried headlines you might have missed.
After six weeks of high-profile terrorist attacks in Israel that have left 18 dead, Hamas’ role in the wave of terrorism is becoming increasingly prominent.