An ex-Gitmo detainee named Jabir Jubran al Fayfi has reportedly turned himself in to Saudi authorities. Al Fayfi was arrested in Yemen in September and his “surrender” was likely coordinated by the Saudi and Yemeni governments.
Pakistan militant variety tests West security: US
JUD not a soft underbelly – Musharraf
An al Qaeda leader named Sheikh Younis al Mauritani has been identified as al Qaeda’s external operations chief and number three in the organization. According to US intelligence officials contacted by The Long War Journal, he is neither.
According to Sky News, the recent spike in US Predator strike in Pakistan (21 this month) can be attributed to an attempt to foil Mumbai-like terror assaults in major European cities: Intelligence agencies have intercepted a terror plot to launch Mumbai-style attacks on Britain and other European countries, according to Sky News sources. Sky’s foreign […]
The website is linked to the Pakistan-based al Qaeda military formation that is commanded by Ilyas Kashmiri.
Pakistan conflicted over targeting rising extremists in its heartland
US think-tank says Pakistan hasn™t quit insurgent habit
The growing threat in Pakistan™s Punjab
Despite the numerous, heinous terror attacks carried out in Pakistan’s major cities, the Pakistani government is hesitant to take on the myriad of home-grown and supported terror groups known as the Punjabi Taliban. Yesterday, Rehman Malik, Pakistan’s Minister of the Interior, stated that “no military operation is planned against banned outfits in Punjab, rather effective […]
Official admits militancy™s deep roots in Pakistan
Ebad-ul-Rehman is thought to have been killed in the May 15 attack in the Tirah Valley on May 15. Rehman orchestrated the assassination of Benazir Bhutto.
Pakistan – Militants fanning sectarianism, says Malik
Pakistan – Malik sees terror roots in south Punjab
Jihadis make their way to Pakistan training areas
In violent Karachi, insurgency finds a haven and a forge
Militant factions with global aims are spreading roots throughout Pakistan
Pakistan investigates NY bomb plot Taliban link
Pakistani Taliban are said to expand alliances
Local Pakistan politicians shelter militants
NY bomb suspect had links with Pak Taliban, Kashmir terror group: Pak
US to send Pakistan detailed request for help in Times Square bomb probe
According to the criminal complaint filed today against Faisal Shahzad, he has admitted to having trained in a camp in Waziristan. Other links to Pakistan have also emerged.
Pakistani ex-intelligence officer is killed
Confessions of a Pakistani spy
American’s ‘quiet son’ on terrorism charges in Pakistan
The leaders of the Al Akhtar Trust and the Al Rashid Trust continue to support the Taliban using their charitable fronts based in Karachi.
At least one squad of the joint Taliban-al Qaeda Shadow Army operating in Swat. In a London Times article on foreign fighters’ influence in Pakistan’s tribal areas, the author notes that the Punjabi and Arab fighters in the region are quite organized and efficient: The Arabs, regarded by locals as good, quiet tenants, paying up […]
Pakistan – Arabs throw in their lot with ‘global terrorists™ in war against the infidel
Why Pakistan is ‘boosting Kashmir militants’