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This ‘Evil Genius’ Turned His Own Brother Into A Suicide Bomb Experiment

[credit provider=”screenshot” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JadokT_piGY”] He is al-Qaeda’s most valued bomb maker and the mastermind behind explosive devices only an “evil genius” could dream up.That’s how a U.S. official has to referred to 30-year old Ibrahim Hassan al-Asiri from Yemen’s al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP.
This ‘Evil Genius’ Turned His Own Brother Into A Suicide Bomb Experiment
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The Syrian Uprising Is Starting To Adopt Some Familiar Tactics

Twin suicide bombings today in the restive city of Idlib in northwest Syria left at least eight people dead and suggests that the nascent insurgency against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad could be shifting to jihdaist tactics that have been a hallmark of conflicts in Iraq and the Palestinian territories.
The Syrian Uprising Is Starting To Adopt Some Familiar Tactics
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Al-Qaeda Planned A Message To Convert Ireland To Islam

[credit provider=”AP Images”] AL-QAEDA’S MAIN SPOKESMAN in the United States was preparing a message to the people of Ireland in an attempt to encourage the country to convert to Islam, new documents have revealed.A series of documents seized during the raid that killed Osama bin Laden, which have been published […]
Al-Qaeda Planned A Message To Convert Ireland To Islam
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While The White House Celebrates Raid Anniversary, The Bin Laden Death Photos Remain Secret

[credit provider=”Daily Mail” url=”http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1386813/Kill-Obama-Bin-Laden-plotted-assassinate-President.html?ito=feeds-newsxml”] As you may have heard, it’s the one-year anniversary of the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Also coming up: the one-year anniversary of the first Freedom of Information Act requests for the photographs taken of bin Laden’s body.Obama and his re-election campaign have embraced bin […]
While The White House Celebrates Raid Anniversary, The Bin Laden Death Photos Remain Secret
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Terrorists Are Reportedly Plotting A Hand Lotion Cyanide Attack For The London 2012 Olympics

[credit provider=”LuluP | Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lulupine/385835852/”] Extremists have posted “detailed instructions” on a website with links to the terror group on how launch an attack this summer’s games in the capital.One member, called Abu Hija Ansari claimed the cyanide should be mixed with an unidentified hand cream so it could be […]
Terrorists Are Reportedly Plotting A Hand Lotion Cyanide Attack For The London 2012 Olympics
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Today’s Mass Prison Break In Iraq Could Have Come Straight From The Movies

[credit provider=”United States Forces – Iraq (Inactive) [Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/mnfiraq/4522117375/”] NINETEEN PRISONERS including some with alleged al-Qaida links have escaped from an Iraqi prison in Kirkuk today, according to a police official.The official said that the detainees successfully escaped through a small window using ropes made out of blankets.
Today’s Mass Prison Break In Iraq Could Have Come Straight From The Movies
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Intelligence Reports Suggest Iran And Al Qaeda Are Teaming Up To Attack The West

[credit provider=”al-Sahab on YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSO58P7FaVk”] This post originally appeared at The Blaze.Osama bin Laden may be dead, but Al Qaeda isn’t resting in peace. Intelligence reports suggest that Ayman al-Zawahiri, al Qaeda’s most visible leader, is working with Iran to plan an attack on the West. The New York Post has the details on the plot:
Intelligence Reports Suggest Iran And Al Qaeda Are Teaming Up To Attack The West
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Former US Spy Faces 30 Years In Prison For Leaking Secrets To Journalists

[credit provider=”Flickr | Truthout.org” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/truthout/4594060176/”] A former CIA officer who helped capture senior Al Qaeda operative Abu Zubaydah in Pakistan was charged on Monday with disclosing classified information to journalists, including the name of a covert US intelligence officer.The case is unusual because it is an effort by the Obama administration to prosecute a former government official suspected of leaking […]
Former US Spy Faces 30 Years In Prison For Leaking Secrets To Journalists
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Ron Paul Doesn’t Think The U.S. Should Have Killed Al Qaeda’s Anwar Al-Awlaki

[credit provider=”Courtesy of MSNBC”] 2012 presidential candidate and perennial contrarian Ron Paul denounced President Obama today over what he called the “assassination” of U.S.-born Al Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki.”I don’t think that’s a good way to deal with our problems,” Paul told MSNBC this morning. “Al-Awlaki was born here; he […]
Ron Paul Doesn’t Think The U.S. Should Have Killed Al Qaeda’s Anwar Al-Awlaki
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CONFIRMED: U.S. Gets Massive Scalp In The War On Terror

[credit provider=”YouTube”] The U.S. born radical Islamic al-Qaeda preacher Anwar al-Awlaki was killed Friday in Yemen.CBS News confirmed with senior security correspondent David Martin that al-Awlaki was killed Friday morning in a U.S. drone strike.
CONFIRMED: U.S. Gets Massive Scalp In The War On Terror
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Osama Bin Laden Reemerges In Al Qaeda 9/11 Anniversary Video

[credit provider=”Courtesy of The Telegraph” url=”http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/september-11-attacks/8759968/Al-Qaeda-leader-supports-Arab-Spring-in-911-anniversary-video.html”] Al Qaeda is marking the tenth anniversary of the September 11 with a new hour-long video, released on jihadist websites late Monday, according to the intelligence monitoring service SITE.The video, titled “The Dawn of Imminent Victory,” features a message from Al Qaeda’s new chief, […]
Osama Bin Laden Reemerges In Al Qaeda 9/11 Anniversary Video
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Police Are Stopping Every Car Coming Into Times Square

[credit provider=”Robert Johnson”] In response to a possible car bomb attack on New York’s bridges or tunnels, police in Manhattan Friday are checking every car coming into Times Square and stepping up security across the city.CBS News reports the “credible but unconfirmed al Qaeda threat” via a car bomb in […]
Police Are Stopping Every Car Coming Into Times Square
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Al Qaeda Second In Command Atiyah Abd al-Rahman Reportedly Dead

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9b/Atiyah_Abd_al-Rahman_1.jpg”] Atiyah Abd al-Rahman, al Qaeda’s second in command was killed in Pakistan on August 22, according to the AP.An Obama senior administration official says:
Al Qaeda Second In Command Atiyah Abd al-Rahman Reportedly Dead
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The First 100 Days Of Bin Laden’s Successor

[credit provider=”al-Sahab on YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSO58P7FaVk”] In the 100-plus days since Osama bin Laden‘s death, his successor, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has been a busy man. He has issued a series of audio messages reshaping al Qaeda’s message to adapt to the Arab revolutions and consolidated his grip on al Qaeda’s numerous franchises. […]
The First 100 Days Of Bin Laden’s Successor
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Al-Qaeda Attempts To Hijack Syrian Uprisings

[credit provider=”al-Sahab on YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSO58P7FaVk”] Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has released a new video praising Syrian protestors and calling them, “sons of the Levant, the front for freedom and martyrdom.”But in an interview with CNN, prominent Syrian activist Loay Hussein rejected al-Zawahiri’s attempt to insert al Qaeda into the popular […]
Al-Qaeda Attempts To Hijack Syrian Uprisings
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U.S. Accuses Iran Of Harboring Network That Funds Al Qaeda

[credit provider=”ap”] The U.S. Treasury department today identified a network that serves as a conduit for funds that support Al Qaeda’s operations in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and that operates under “an agreement between al-Qaeda and the Iranian government.”The network is headed by Ezedin Abdel Aziz Khalil, a prominent Iran-based al-Qaeda facilitator, […]
U.S. Accuses Iran Of Harboring Network That Funds Al Qaeda
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Turkey Thwarts Potentially Devastating Al-Qaeda Attack On U.S. Embassy

[credit provider=”State Department”] Turkish authorities in three different cities arrested 15 individuals today who it accused of planning attacks in multiple locations, including one on the U.S. embassy in Ankara.The police had been tracking the leader of the group, identified only as C.I., for six months prior to the arrests. […]
Turkey Thwarts Potentially Devastating Al-Qaeda Attack On U.S. Embassy
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Al Qaeda Leaders Fail To Show Confidence In Their New Leader

[credit provider=”AFP/Getty Images/GlobalPost.com”] There is a puzzling silence in the global jihad that may portend a lack of confidence in al Qaeda’s new leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri. It’s been several weeks now since Al Qaeda’s core leadership in Pakistan and Afghanistan announced that the Egyptian doctor and longtime second-in-command Zawahiri is […]
Al Qaeda Leaders Fail To Show Confidence In Their New Leader
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Report: Al Qaeda Smuggling Weapons Out Of Libya

[credit provider=”ap”] Reuters reports terrorist groups, including Al Qaeda, are smuggling weapons out of Libya, as that country’s civil war continues.”Extremists in the Sahel region have taken advantage of the conflict in Libya to get arms,”  Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini told reporters during a visit to Algeria today.
Report: Al Qaeda Smuggling Weapons Out Of Libya
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Pakistan Arrests Doctor For Running CIA Vaccination Drive To Get Bin Laden’s DNA

[credit provider=”Daily Mail” url=”http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1386813/Kill-Obama-Bin-Laden-plotted-assassinate-President.html?ito=feeds-newsxml”] Pakistan’s powerful Inter-Services Intelligence agency has arrested a senior Pakistani doctor accused of abetting a CIA scheme to find DNA evidence that Osama bin Laden was living in Pakistan, the Guardian reports.The British newspaper reports that CIA agents recruited the doctor, Shakil Afridi, to organise a […]
Pakistan Arrests Doctor For Running CIA Vaccination Drive To Get Bin Laden’s DNA
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Was Al Qaeda Behind The 2008 Mumbai Attacks?

[credit provider=”AP”] A posthumous book from murdered Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad has hit bookstands in Pakistan, less than a month after his body was discovered in a canal outside Islamabad.The book, Inside Al-Qaeda and the Taliban: Beyond Bin Laden and 9/11, contains shocking revelations linking Al Qaeda to other […]
Was Al Qaeda Behind The 2008 Mumbai Attacks?
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Somali Terror Suspect To Face Trial In New York

[credit provider=”AP”] Ahmed Abdulqadir Warsame, a member of Al Qaeda’s Somali affiliate Al Shabaab, was secretly brought to New York late last night to face terror charges in a civilian court, NBC reports.Warsame, who is allegedly responsible for coordinating the relationship between Al Shabaab and Al Qaeda, has been held on […]
Somali Terror Suspect To Face Trial In New York
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Politics In 60 Seconds: What You Need To Know Right Now

Good morning. Here’s what you need to know:1. Standard & Poor’s managing director John Chambers told Reuters yesterday that the United States would immediately have its top-notch credit rating slashed to “selective default” if it misses a debt payment on August 4th. “If the U.S. government misses a payment, it […]
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Obama To Withdraw 33,000 Troops From Afghanistan By September 2012

[credit provider=”An Honorable German via Flikr”] President Barack Obama will announce that 33,000 troops ordered to Afghanistan in the 2009 as part of the “West Point Surge” will return home to the United States by the end of summer next year, The New York Times reports.At least 10,000 of those […]
Obama To Withdraw 33,000 Troops From Afghanistan By September 2012
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Pakistan Arrests Army General For Alleged Terrorist Ties

[credit provider=”discusspakistan.com”] Shortly after the May 2nd Seal Team Six raid that killed Osama bin Laden, Pakistan arrested Brigadier General Ali Khan for suspected ties to the same Islamic militants the army is supposedly fighting.The New York Times reports that the May 6th arrest marks the first time the Pakistani […]
Pakistan Arrests Army General For Alleged Terrorist Ties
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Weekend Reading: US Open Edition!

We missed last week’s “Weekend Reading” due to illness, but we’re back in business today. This being the weekend of the US Open Golf Championship and Father’s Day, we thought of Tiger Woods, who has been the best golfer in the world for so long that it’s hard to imagine […]
Weekend Reading: US Open Edition!
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The Two Goals Of The Afghanistan Surge Have Been Achieved

[credit provider=”ap”] As President Obama consults with military commanders about US troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, a picture is starting to emerge of the two-year-old, “West Point surge.”According to the National Review, the “surge” of 30,000 additional U.S. troops has accomplished its two main goals: the re-taking of the pivotal Helmand […]
The Two Goals Of The Afghanistan Surge Have Been Achieved
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Politics In 60 Seconds: What You Need To Know Right Now

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=US%20drone%20strikes&showact=results&sort=date&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1300383850&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=f4f8a776359b401a9c5016e51291c554&dbm=PY2010&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Good morning! Here’s what you need to know:1. The Wall Street Journal reports: “President Barack Obama is considering how strongly to push for extending a payroll-tax break for workers and creating a new tax break for employers to jump-start the economy, reflecting White House concerns about joblessness […]
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Politics In 60 Seconds: What You Need To Know Right Now

[credit provider=”The Rogue Blog” url=”http://www.joemcginniss.net/new-york-times-calls-sarah-palin-the-woman-who-might-be-president/Joe%20McGinniss”] Good morning! Here’s what you need to know:1. The New York Times reports: “Backed by tanks and helicopter gunships, government forces smashed what remained of an armed uprising in Jisr al-Shoughour, after residents fled into neighbouring Turkey.”
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Yemeni President Has Burns Over 40 per cent Of His Body

[credit provider=”ap”] The New York Times reports: “President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen suffered injuries far more extensive than previously known in an attack on his presidential palace last week, with burns over 40 per cent of his body, Yemeni officials and Western diplomats said Tuesday.” The Yemeni president’s condition precludes […]
Yemeni President Has Burns Over 40 per cent Of His Body
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Al Qaeda Video Calls On Americans To “Buy Guns And Start Shooting People”

[credit provider=”YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgDI2iGSn3k”] In a new video U.S. born Al Qaeda leader Adam Gadahn calls out to American Muslims to obtain weapons from gun shows and carry out one man attacks across America.Produced by Al Qaeda’s as Sahab, the clip is an odd melange of Gadahn speaking between clips of […]
Al Qaeda Video Calls On Americans To “Buy Guns And Start Shooting People”
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British Intelligence Just Pranked Al Qaeda In Something Called “Operation Cupcake”

[credit provider=”Courtesy of Cupcakes Nouveau” url=”http://www.cupcakesnouveau.com/menu/”] When aspiring terrorists downloaded the article “How To Make A Bomb In The Kitchen Of Your mum” from an Al Qaeda website, they were met with text for “The Best Cupcakes in America” from the Ellen DeGeneres Show.This was the result of cyber-warfare operations […]
British Intelligence Just Pranked Al Qaeda In Something Called “Operation Cupcake”
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Why American Suicide Attackers In Somalia Could Be A Future Threat

[credit provider=”AP Images”] Somali militant group al Shabaab claimed June 2 on its website that the suicide bomber who killed three soldiers in a May 30 attack on an African Union peacekeeping base in Mogadishu was a 25-year-old Somali-American from Minnesota who moved to Somalia two years ago.The man, Abdullalli […]
Why American Suicide Attackers In Somalia Could Be A Future Threat
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9/11 Suspects Charged Again At Guantanamo

[credit provider=”National Guard via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5343896666″] The Pentagon announced that Khalid Sheik Mohammed and his four co-conspirators are being charged, a second time, through military commissions at Guantanamo Bay.According to a report by NBC New York, the families of 9/11 victims received letters from the Office of Military Commissions advising […]
9/11 Suspects Charged Again At Guantanamo
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Al Qaeda Had A Plan To Kill Lockheed-Martin CEO

The Mumbai attack trial in Chicago, Illinois produced a bit of news today: Al Qaeda was planning to kill the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed-Martin, Robert Stevens. The terror organisation was reportedly irked that drones made by Lockheed-Martin were wreaking such havoc on Al Qaeda encampments and supposed […]
Al Qaeda Had A Plan To Kill Lockheed-Martin CEO
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The US Defeated Al Qaeda In Iraq

[credit provider=”Courtesy of U.S. Army” url=”http://usarmy.vo.llnwd.net/e1/-images/2010/12/08/94098/size0-army.mil-94098-2010-12-09-061229.jpg”] How to commemorate those who have laid down their lives for their country?  Memorial Day wasn’t much of an issue in my childhood.  100 years after the Civil War, most white Southerners still considered this a Yankee holiday. Robert E. Lee’s birthday, a state holiday […]
The US Defeated Al Qaeda In Iraq
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Pakistan unravelling

Do you think that Secretary of State Clinton flew all the way to Islamabad to “try to smooth over” relations between the United States and Pakistan? I don’t. 
Pakistan unravelling
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The New Al Qaeda Leader Story Is Probably Disinformation

Al Jazeera reported today that Al Qaeda has appointed an Egyptian “militant” — Saif al-Adel — as its “temporary leader” following the execution of Osama bin Laden by US special forces. The report got a lot of play in the press.  It is probably not true.
The New Al Qaeda Leader Story Is Probably Disinformation
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How The Secret Force That Killed Bin Laden Is Changing The Way America Fights Wars

[credit provider=”US Army via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/3656555859″] By now, everyone has heard of SEAL Team Six, the special ops forces that killed the world’s most wanted terrorist.The team, formally known as the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, or DevGru, is part of the Joint Special Operations Command, the U.S. military’s most […]
How The Secret Force That Killed Bin Laden Is Changing The Way America Fights Wars
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The Taliban Embraces Twitter

When they ruled Afghanistan, the Taliban scorned modern technology.  Now that they’ve launched their spring offensive against the Afghan government and coalition forces, they’ve embraced micro-blogging.  
The Taliban Embraces Twitter
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Focus Turns To Bin Laden’s Most Educated Wife For Information

[credit provider=”ABC News” url=”http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/young-wife-defended-osama-bin-laden-navy-seals/story?id=13525087″] In their search for intelligence from Osama Bin Laden’s wives, U.S. investigators are focusing on a a teacher of Arabic grammar he married in the 1980s named Shiman Sabar.According to the Indian Express, intelligence analysts will have a difficult time obtaining information from any of Bin […]
Focus Turns To Bin Laden’s Most Educated Wife For Information
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Politics In 60 Seconds: What You Need To Know Right Now

[credit provider=”schumachergirl1956 via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/schumigirl1956/1169163887/#/”] Good morning!  Here’s what you need to know:1.  House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) told the Economic Club of New York that “Republicans would insist on trillions of dollars in federal spending cuts in exchange for their support of an increase in the federal debt limit […]
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THE PAKISTAN SCAM: They Need To Keep Al Qaeda Running Or The US Money Will Stop Flowing

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=det&ids=Pakistan%20Bin%20Laden%20Reax&showact=details&sort=date&prds=10135&intv=3d&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1304697721&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=123088a7ff2f4f559f0dd3ee8a39da38&dbm=PThirtyDay&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Lawrence Wright, author of “The Looming Tower,” poses the right question in his most recent article for The New Yorker.”What would happen,” he asks, “if the Pakistani military actually captured or killed Al Qaeda’s top leaders?” 
THE PAKISTAN SCAM: They Need To Keep Al Qaeda Running Or The US Money Will Stop Flowing
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The Column Everyone Is Reading About Pakistan

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=det&ids=Pakistan%20Bin%20Laden%20Reaction&showact=details&sort=date&prds=10135&intv=3d&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1304359622&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=b5622f977d02479ca826af9eb9f967b1&dbm=PThirtyDay&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] What happened in Abbottabad a week ago made it clear that the slowly failing state of Pakistan must now make a choice: get its act together or enter a kind of strategic netherworld. Walter Mead’s cold and clear-headed analysis says publicly what US policy-makers, defence officials and intelligence […]
The Column Everyone Is Reading About Pakistan
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Weekend Reading: Tangled Webs

[credit provider=”wikipedia commons” url=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e6/Masada_cobra1.jpg”] If it’s Friday, it’s Weekend Reading, a service for Business Insider readers who find themselves looking for the “big picture” of what is happening in the news. We recommend a “book of the week” and a number of articles and essays that we find especially interesting or […]
Weekend Reading: Tangled Webs
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US Drone Strikes Kill 15 In Pakistan

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=US%20drone%20strikes&showact=results&sort=date&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1300383850&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=f4f8a776359b401a9c5016e51291c554&dbm=PY2010&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] The US war on “militants” in Pakistan continues unabated.  Suspected CIA drones killed 15 people in a fierce missile attack on the Haqqani network, which has claimed responsibility for bombings in Pakistan and which regularly attacks NATO forces in Afghanistan.  The Washington Post reports:CIA drone strikes in […]
US Drone Strikes Kill 15 In Pakistan
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Al Qaeda Confirms That Bin Laden Is Dead

Al-Qaeda confirmed the death of its leader Osama bin Laden, in a statement posted on jihadist Internet forums on Friday, the US monitoring group SITE Intelligence reported.
Al Qaeda Confirms That Bin Laden Is Dead
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Bin Laden’s Successor Outlines A Plan To Terrorize Britain

[credit provider=”Telegraph” url=”http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/8009819/Anwar-al-Awlaki-the-new-Osama-bin-Laden.html”] Posing as a lone Muslim extremist named Q Khan, reporters from The Sun emailed Osama Bin Laden’s successor and received detailed instruction on performing terrorism in the United Kingdom.The Sun unearthed the Al Qaeda leader’s email address in hidden material on an extremist inspired website and asked […]
Bin Laden’s Successor Outlines A Plan To Terrorize Britain
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Osama’s Strategy Almost Worked

The question that lingers after the raid on Abbottabad is what, if anything, did Osama bin Laden accomplish?  The honest answer is: more than anyone would care to admit. 
Osama’s Strategy Almost Worked
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Saudi Police Say A Senior Al Qaeda Member Has Turned Himself In

[credit provider=”AP”] The Saudi Interior Ministry said today that a senior Al Qaeda member on the kingdom’s most-wanted list has turned himself in.Khaled al-Qahtani contacted Saudi security authorities from an undisclosed country and said he wanted to return to Saudi Arabia, the Associated Press reports. He has since been reunited […]
Saudi Police Say A Senior Al Qaeda Member Has Turned Himself In
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Politics In 60 Seconds: What You Need To Know Right Now

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=mfe&kw=%22Osama%20bin%20Laden%22&id=622316&showact=results&sort=date&cfas=CATEGORYNAME%3ACATEGORY&sh=10&dteaf=5%2F1%2F2011&kwstyle=or&adte=1304337788&moid=150109&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&CATEGORYNAME%3ACATEGORY=NOT%20SPANi&rids=86534e9081314073920a0412c5b1cf7f&dbm=PThirtyDay&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] Good morning!  Here’s what you need to know:1. Navy Seals who conducted the raid on Osama bin Laden’s “mansion” in Pakistan carried off five computers, 10 hard drives and more than 100 storage devices, such as DVDs and removable flash drives.  Intelligence officials are hopeful that these […]
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Gallup: Public Gives Military, CIA High Marks For Bin Laden Raid

[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=mfe&kw=%22Osama%20bin%20Laden%22&id=622316&showact=results&sort=date&cfas=CATEGORYNAME%3ACATEGORY&sh=10&dteaf=5%2F1%2F2011&kwstyle=or&adte=1304337788&moid=150109&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&CATEGORYNAME%3ACATEGORY=NOT%20SPANi&rids=86534e9081314073920a0412c5b1cf7f&dbm=PThirtyDay&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] The Gallup organisation took a “snapshot” poll of Americans last night to find out what the American people thought about the daring raid on Osama bin Laden in Abbottaban, Pakistan. Unsurprisingly, there was overwhelming approval (93%) for the strike.  Also as one would expect, the US military garnered […]
Gallup:  Public Gives Military, CIA High Marks For Bin Laden Raid
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The Beginning Of The End Of US Involvement In Afghanistan

President Obama’s policy in Afghanistan has been described as “Hello, I must be going.”  When he announced the US troop surge in the fall of 2009, he also announced the date that the US would begin to draw down its forces. The specific date he announced for the draw down […]
The Beginning Of The End Of US Involvement In Afghanistan
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Politics In 60 Seconds: What You Need To Know Right Now

[credit provider=”The Pentagon” url=”goo.gl/VIcK5″] Good morning!  Here’s what you need to know.1. Al Qaeda is working hard to seize the fruits of the Arab Spring and to establish a caliphate, writes Richard Clarke, who served as President Clinton’s counter-terrorism coordinator.  Osama bin Laden’s death doesn’t change that.
Politics In 60 Seconds:  What You Need To Know Right Now