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The Battle For Europe

6th May 2016 – Hoover Institution

The Battle For Europe

Reuel Marc Gerecht

In 2004 Gilles Kepel, the noted French scholar of the modern Middle East and Muslims in Europe, wrote: more...

Analysis & Commentary

23rd June 2016 – The Long War Journal

Possible 9/11 hijacking recruit transferred from Guantanamo to Montenegro

Thomas Joscelyn

A Guantanamo detainee who may have been selected to participate in a canceled part of al Qaeda’s Sept. 11, 2001 hijacking plot has been transferred. more...

22nd June 2016 – Quoted by Russ Read - The Daily Caller

Obama Admin Still Committed To Negotiating With Taliban After Blowing Up Its Leader

Bill Roggio

The Obama administration still wants to negotiate with the Taliban after President Barack Obama green lighted a drone strike that killed its top leader in late May. more...

21st June 2016 – The Long War Journal

Taliban deny Ghazni shadow governor killed in airstrike

Bill Roggio

The Afghan Taliban denied government claims that its shadow governor for the important southeastern province of Ghazni was killed last weekend in an airstrike. Ghazni has served as a haven for the Taliban and its ally, al Qaeda. more...

20th June 2016 – The Long War Journal

Targeting leaders won’t deter Taliban’s ‘jihad,’ group says

Bill Roggio

The Taliban recently said that the US drone strike that killed its last emir, along with other targeted killings and detentions of its leaders, would not weaken its resolve. Rather, it is the Taliban’s “religious obligation” to continue fighting despite such losses. more...