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What others say: Winning the war on terror, the longtime leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and the global...not turn the tide of war. "Core" al Qaeda was not defeated after Osama bin Laden...even if it was humbled. Neither was al Qaeda in Iraq beaten after the killing of...
Op-ed: Why won't Pamela Geller shut up?

...least grammatical sentiment committed to print in the aftermath of Garland, Stasi argued that "Geller, like ISIS and al Qaeda, revel [sic] in hate ..."This is like saying that the Finns and the Red Army both reveled in shooting guns during...
Veteran concerned with situation in Iraq

...with responsibility for targeting Al Qaeda and its affiliates in an area stretching...Iraq in February 2008, I felt that Al Qaeda, if not dead, was mortally to have been disenfranchised by Al Qaeda, seized control of Fallujah and Ramadi...

...Syrian rebel group, Ahrar al-Sham.The Islamic State, led by man known as Abu Baker al-Baghdadi, was once an al-Qaeda-affiliated group that operated in Iraq, but also branched into Syria. It was expelled from the militant franchise...
What are we fighting for?

...time our government used the excuse that we were after Al Qaeda. Yet, we are pulling out and the bad guys, the Taliban and Al Qaeda, continue to operate in that country. What did we gain...
What others say: Exposing the CIA's 'dark side'

...after 9/11. We know that suspects were transported for questioning to "black sites" abroad, and that two suspected Al Qaeda operatives, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and Abu Zubaydah, were subjected to waterboarding. And we have read the memos in...
Many objectives achieved, challenges remain

...leaders and Afghan officials over four days, I believe we have met our initial objectives: we've dismantled much of Al Qaeda, killed bin Laden, weakened the Taliban and are closer to turning over Afghan security to Afghan forces. Yet America's...
Wilson's comedy hits a snag

...but it's the Afghani freedom fighters, the mujahadeen (holy warriors), who eventually become the Taliban and Al-Qaeda, and it's from the Russian conflict that bin Laden, a minor Saudi aristocrat, gets a fire in his belly to fight...
Do we belong in Libya?

...Duh! I do sincerely care about al Qaeda and bin Laden and Muslim extremists...Pakistan and even Saudi Arabia, wherever al Qaeda is located. That is a primary mission: To Kill al Qaeda. I am still waiting for bin Laden's...
U.S. needs better immigration policy

...borders to anybody who wants to come in. That approach would create a conundrum -- what about the terrorist groups like Al Qaeda? What do you suppose Congress will do about keeping them and other anti-American groups out? With 12 to 20 million...


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