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Jun 11 2015
Two of Al Qaeda's spiritual leaders have said that the terror organization is barely functioning after losing money and manpower to the rapidly rising Islamic State group, according to a published report.Fox News (Online News)
Jan 14 2015
Al Qaeda Yemen Takes Responsibility: We Financed, Planned and Carried Out Charlie Hebdo Terror Attack
A commander of Al Qaeda in Yemen is officially taking responsibility for carefully planning, financing and carrying out the terror attacks on Charlie Hebdo in Paris last week.Townhall
Jan 26 2015
An admitted Al Qaeda agent released this month from a U.S. federal prison had been offered up as part of a potential prisoner swap in exchange for two Americans held in Qatar, a former U.S. diplomat said Monday.
Richard Grenell, who had worked on the case of the jailed Americans, confirmed to Fox News that the offer was put on the table.
"There's no disputing the fact. I don'tFox News (Online News)
Feb 04 2015
JORDAN HANGS two terrorists, including Sajida al-Rishawi, near left, early Wednesday, in a swift response to the release of a video showing ISIS burning alive a captured air force pilot, Muath al-Kaseasbeh, far left, and vows an 'earth-shaking' response to the terror group's sadistic slaughter.Fox News (Online News)
May 04 2015
A forthcoming book by the former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency argues that the U.S. underestimated Al Qaeda's ability to regain its former strength following the killing of Usama bin Laden in 2011.
According to The Washington Post, Michael Morell writes that the CIA compounded its failure to anticipate the Arab Spring movement in the Middle East and North Africa byFox News (Online News)
Dec 04 2014
The Obama administration revealed Thursday that a secret mission launched by U.S. forces inside Yemen last month failed to rescue American Luke Somers — held hostage by al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula since September 2013.
White House officials said President Obama personally authorized the mission to rescue the 33-year-old Mr. Somers, the lone American among roughly a dozen hostagesWashington Times
May 12 2015
As Vespa reported yesterday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi released a report showing the Obama administration is the number one obstacle to investigation.Townhall
Aug 03 2022
Ayman al-Zawahiri was an intellectual driving force of al-Qaeda, and Osama bin Laden’s successor as the Islamist group’s leader since 2011. His death in a US strike in Kabul brings justice of sorts for the families of victims of a string of terrorist atrocities including the 9/11 attacks on the US. It demonstrates America’s ability to continue to mount “over-the-horizon” counter-terrorismFinancial Times
May 21 2015
A longtime Clinton confidant reportedly advised then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton two days after the 2012 Benghazi terror attack that an Al Qaeda-tied group had planned the deadly assault and used a protest as cover -- but despite this warning, Clinton's U.N. ambassador went on to publicly claim the attack was "spontaneous."
The guidance from ex-Clinton aide Sidney Blumenthal wasFox News (Online News)
May 12 2015
As Vespa reported yesterday, the House Select Committee on Benghazi released a report showing the Obama administration is the number one obstacle to investigation.
Shortly before the report was released, former CIA-Director Mike Morell sat down for an interview with Fox News' Bret Baier about the 9/11 Benghazi attack, among other topics, and essentially said the administration blew itTownhall