Browsing All posts tagged under »Al Qaeda«

The Perfidious Pakistanis

June 5, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The news out of Pakistan these days includes a 33-year prison sentence for a Pakistani doctor, Dr. Shakil Afridi, for allegedly working with the CIA to find and kill Osama bin Laden in May 2011. They devoted a lot of effort to find the doctor, but none to find bin Laden […]

Death of Anwar Al-Awlaki Should be Cause for Celebration in American Muslim Community

October 3, 2011 by

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Death of Anwar Al-Awlaki should be cause for celebration in American Muslim Community AIFD believes that there is a long road ahead but Al-Awlaki’s death removes threat to American Muslim youth PHOENIX (September 30, 2011) – Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, a devout Muslim and the president and founder of the American Islamic […]

The Terrorist Next Door

June 17, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba The June 16 news from NBC was headlined “Possible Al-Qaeda Hit List Targets Specific Americans.” The list included the names and photos of “U.S. officials and business leaders” and the call was to kill them in their homes, all the better to spread their stock-in-trade, terror. The individuals have been notified by […]

As Heritage Predicted, Bin Laden Planned Attacks on Energy Infrastructure

May 26, 2011 by

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By Ariel Cohen Materials obtained in the U.S. SEAL raid that killed Osama bin Laden confirm what Heritage suspected all along: Al-Qaeda considered attacking tanker ships and other maritime energy infrastructure. Bin Laden expected to drive up the price of oil and intended to cause considerable damage to the U.S. and other oil-dependent economies. As […]

Time to Leave Afghanistan

May 25, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba The Greek philosopher Plato said, “Only the dead know the end of war.” I doubt that in the five thousand years of what we call civilization there has ever been a day when war has not been taking place somewhere on the planet. All wars, in one fashion or another, however, have […]

American Jihadist to U.S.: “Bin Laden’s Death Only Makes Us Stronger”

May 15, 2011 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. American-born terrorist, Abu Mansur Al Ameriki, a member of the Somali al-Qaeda affiliate group Al Shabaab, said at a meeting yesterday in Mogadishu that the death of Osama Bin Laden will not weaken Jihad against the United States and Israel, but rather it has strengthened them. Al Ameriki, born Omar Shafik […]

Al-Qaeda Suspect Nabbed for Cafe Bombing in Marrakesh

May 11, 2011 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. A prime suspect arrested by Morocco security agents in that nation’s intense investigation of the deadly April 28 terrorist bombing in Marrakesh has been linked to al-Qaeda, according to a report by Morocco’s Interior Ministry to the U.S. Department of Justice on Friday. The terrorist bombing at Cafe Argana in Marrakesh’s […]

The Pakistani Pit of Deception

May 8, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba Even Pakistanis do not believe that their political and military leaders did not know bin Laden was living, as one columnist put it, “wrapped in the bosom of the Pakistani security establishment.” Cyril Almeida, writing in the Pakistani newspaper, Dawn, a few days after the killing of bin Laden noted that, when […]

Osama and al-Qaeda’s Planned Attacks Revealing, Say Security Experts

May 8, 2011 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. The details of computers and documents retrieved by Navy SEALs from Osama bin Laden’s Pakistani compound have already provided valuable information such as bin Laden’s contemplating another 9/11, this time targeting railway transportation in the United States. The Department of Homeland Security issued an intelligence message on May 5 to its […]

Pakistan, the Epicenter of Global Terrorism

May 3, 2011 by

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By Lisa Curtis The elimination of Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden vindicates U.S. strategy in the region. It will be seen as a major success for the U.S. and show the world that America will remain committed to hunting down its enemies for as long it takes. The operation also highlights that Pakistan is truly at the epicenter […]

Where Osama Died Just Underlines The U.S. Message

May 3, 2011 by

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By Andrew Bolt THE United States killed Osama bin Laden in shots that will be heard around the world. It is not just that the Saudi-born al-Qaida chief was killed by US special forces in Pakistan just after midnight yesterday, finally brought to justice for the September 11 attacks a decade ago. It is also […]

Nightmare Scenario

February 25, 2011 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon It’s one AM. Earlier, I saw a newscast of Gaddafi’s insane ramblings about how Al Queda is behind the Libyan rebellion. Just before I trudged off to bed, I sketched this cartoon about what if Whacko Gaddafi were telling the truth and nobody believes him. I showed it to the LSW […]

A change in the weather doesn’t explain Yemen

November 23, 2010 by

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By Andrew Bolt So, let me see if I’ve got this right. The upsurge in al Qaeda activity in Yemen can be put down to…..Climate Change. What the!…..TonyfromOz. Here we go again, focusing on the fashionable rather than the real. Australian ABC TV’s Lateline current affairs program host Leigh Sales last night gave the friendliest […]

Imam Rauf, Ground Zero Huckster

September 15, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba Why do we love the hucksters so much? Put a smooth talker in front of us and we are entranced. The latest in a long line of these charlatans is Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the face of the Ground Zero mosque project. Soft-spoken, seemingly erudite, Imam Rauf moves in the power circles […]