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Tag: Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb

Al Qaeda is very much alive, and widely misunderstood

AL Qaeda's operatives are fighting in more countries around the world today than was the case on 9/11. And its…

US designates al Qaeda’s branch in Mali as terror organization

The State Department announced today that it has designated Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM), al Qaeda's branch in Mali and…

US airstrike kills Islamic State terrorist in northern Libya

This is the first strike since early June, when the United States targeted both the Islamic State and Al Qaeda…

American forces kill senior al Qaeda leader in Libya

The US military announced that it killed Musa Abu Dawud, a high-ranking al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb leader in…

State Department designates 3 al Qaeda figures as global terrorists

One of the leaders "planned" the March 2015 Bardo Museum attack in Tunis, which was claimed by the Islamic State.…

Understanding al Qaeda through the massive trove of Osama bin Laden’s files

On Nov. 17, The Foundation for Defense of Democracies and FDD's Long War Journal held an event to discuss the…

US resumes strikes against Islamic State in Libya

US Africa Command launched airstrikes against the Islamic State in Libya for the first time in eight months. AFRICOM also…

The US Intelligence Community’s newest assessment of the jihadist threat

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) presented its written "Worldwide Threat Assessment" to the Senate last week.…