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Does Terrorism Work? by Richard English review There are no easy answers in this study of terror groups from IRA to al-Qaida but the search to find some is valid and interestingTwo decades ago I had tea with one of Ulsters most infamous murderers in his home. It was a strange occasion. We sat drinking
The Guardian | 4 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Sen. Black says this may be last election in US, claims Clinton wants al-Qaida in control of Syria A fervent social conservative and former Ted Cruz campaign co-chair, Black is now firmly behind nominee Donald Trump. | Jul 22, 2016 5:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Leesburg, Virginia
Prisoner who published 'Guantanamo Diary' to be set free A former al-Qaida militant who gained fame with the publication of a diary about life at Guantanamo has been approved for release from the detention center at the U.S. base in Cuba, his lawyers said Wednesday. | Jul 20, 2016 9:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
US hits 3 Iran-based al-Qaida figures with terror sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration has slapped sanctions on three senior al-Qaida figures based in Iran who it accuses of helping transfer money and fighters from South Asia to the Middle East.
Yahoo! News | Jul 20, 2016 4:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Psychologist: NY man understood he was joining terror group CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) A forensic psychologist says a suburban New York man who admitted trying to join an al-Qaida affiliate understood the consequences of his actions.
Journal Review | Jul 19, 2016 8:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Crawfordsville, Indiana
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New, Low-tech Terror Tactics Simple and Deadly For years, al-Qaida and the Islamic State have been urging followers in Western nations to carry out attacks with whatever weapons come to hand, suggesting items as simple as a knife, a car or a fist. By killing 84 people in the French port city of Nice l
Voice of America | Jul 19, 2016 01:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Car bombs kill at least 9 in southern Yemeni city SANAA, Yemen (AP) Yemeni security officials say two car bombs targeting security checkpoints killed at least nine soldiers in the southern city of Mukalla, which was recently recaptured from al-Qaida.
Yahoo! News | Jul 18, 2016 08:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Release of 9/11 report could strain US relationship with Saudi Arabia The 28 pages suggest larger connection between al-Qaida and Saudi royal family than previously reported as $89,000 was deposited to family of suspected spyThe release Friday of a long-classified congressional report on possible ties between Saudi Arabia a
The Guardian | Jul 16, 2016 1:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unable to stop Syria's war, U.S. offers Russia new partnership MOSCOW The United States on Thursday offered Russia a broad new military partnership in Syria hoping the attraction of a unified campaign against the Islamic State group and al-Qaida and a Ru
San Mateo Daily Journal | Jul 15, 2016 1:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from San Mateo, California
France attack: use of truck in Nice demonstrates evolving nature of threat Isis and al-Qaida affiliates have struck France repeatedly in recent years, but the use of a seemingly ordinary truck is newNice attack: France mourns after 84 killed in Bastille Day atrocity live updatesFranois Hollande, the French president, has called
The Guardian | Jul 15, 2016 10:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend