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AQAP Murders 2 Hostages, Including an American, During US Rescue Attempt

6th December 2014 – The Long War Journal

AQAP Murders 2 Hostages, Including an American, During US Rescue Attempt

Bill Roggio

Forty special operations troops assaulted an al Qaeda compound in the southern province of Shabwa in an attempt to free American photojournalist Luke Somers. more...

Analysis & Commentary

10th December 2014 – CNN

The Lead with Jake Tapper

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

FDD Senior Fellow Daveed Gartenstein-Ross discusses the latest ISIL activities on CNN. more...

9th December 2014 – The Long War Journal

6 Guantanamo Detainees Transferred to Uruguay Were Part of al Qaeda’s Network, Files Allege

Thomas Joscelyn

Intelligence cited in leaked Joint Task Force Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO) threat assessments link the six recently transferred Guantanamo detainees to Abu Zubaydah and al Qaeda. more...

8th December 2014 – The Long War Journal

Al Qaeda Commander Reported Killed in Drone Strike in Pakistan

Bill Roggio

The ongoing targeting of al Qaeda commanders in Pakistan's tribal areas refutes past claims by US officials that al Qaeda is "decimated" and that only two relevant leaders remain. more...

6th December 2014 – The Long War Journal

AQAP Murders 2 Hostages, Including an American, During US Rescue Attempt

Bill Roggio

Forty special operations troops assaulted an al Qaeda compound in the southern province of Shabwa in an attempt to free American photojournalist Luke Somers. more...

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