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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 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...
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...

Now Playing Synopsis: Two Air Force pilots (Matt O'Leary and Eloise Mumford) in Nevada use a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) to probe the Afghan mountain compound of a suspected Al Qaeda terrorist -- and perhaps terminate their elusive target -- in this topical thriller from director Rick Rosenthal (Halloween II, Bad Boys). When the mission goes unexpectedly awry, the two conflicted drone operators are forced to ask themselves whether their clandestine mission is truly crucial to the security of the American people. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi Cast: Matt O'Leary, Eloise Mumford Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review

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...
Gala Opening: 7th Annual Homer Film Festival 4 p.m. Oct. 2 | 8 p.m. Oct. 4 | 6 p.m. Oct. 5 4 p.m. Oct. 1 The Oath: Two men, both bound to Al Qaeda, take different paths. One, Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard, drives a taxi cab in Yemen. Another is arrested...


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