Report: US Kills Al-Qaeda’s Military Leader

After eliminating Osama bin Laden, the United States scored another major victory in the war on global jihad Friday with the targeting killing of Muhommad Ilyas Kashmiri. Kashmiri, one of al-Qaida’s most active leaders and billed as a possible successor to Bin Laden, was killed in a U.S. drone attack in Pakistan’s South Waziristan tribal […]

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Egyptian Saif el Adal Named New Al Qaeda Chief

Circles associated with al Qaeda reported Wednesday, May 18 that the Egyptian Saif el Adal (Sword of Justice) had been named interim operations chief of the organization. debkafile’s counter-terror sources say that naming Osama bin Laden’s most experienced terrorist operations mastermind underlines al Qaeda’s current focus on avenging his death at the hands of US […]

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Obama May Preempt Netanyahu

US President Barack Obama may deliver a major policy speech next week laying out his new Middle East strategy, US officials said on Wednesday. The announcement comes as Obama enjoys a boost of stature following the elimination of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, and amid ongoing upheaval in the Arab world. At the same […]

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America’s Worst Ally

After receiving $20 billion in U.S. aid over the past decade, Pakistan is unmistakably America’s worst “ally,” having committed the ultimate betrayal: Hiding Osama Bin Laden. Now, Pakistan is angrily protesting the raid that killed him, refusing to give access to 11 of those arrested in his compound and is supporting terrorists likely to try […]

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U.S.-Pakistan Relations in Decline

by Daniel Pipes May 4, 2011 Cross-posted from National Review Online Although the execution of Osama bin Laden was mainly a symbolic and psychological act of counterterrorism, its most immediate consequence, ironically, affects U.S.-Pakistan relations. In response to Pakistani upset about their national sovereignty being trespassed, the Zardari government severely condemned what it called “an […]

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Don’t Do it Again, Pakistan Army Warns USA Against Additional Military Action in Pakistan

(CNSNews.com) – Breaking his silence on Sunday’s U.S. Navy SEAL operation against Osama bin Laden, Pakistan army chief Gen. Ashfaq Kayani has warned the United States not to contemplate a similar mission in the future. Pakistan also wants the U.S. to reduce the strength of U.S. military personnel inside the country “to the minimum essential,” […]

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Found Living in Pakistani Compound Built in 2005, The World’s Most-Wanted Terrorist is Dead; Video/Full Text of Obama’s Speech

Abbottabad, Pakistan (AP) – Four helicopters swooped in early Monday and killed Osama bin Laden in a fiery American raid on his fortress-like compound in a Pakistani town that is home to three army regiments. His location raised pointed questions of whether Pakistani authorities knew the whereabouts of the world’s most wanted man. The al-Qaida […]

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