Subscribe to FDD

Al Qaeda

Bomb suspect praised Osama bin Laden, Anwar al Awlaki in notebook

21st September 2016 – The Long War Journal

Bomb suspect praised Osama bin Laden, Anwar al Awlaki in notebook

Thomas Joscelyn

The Department of Justice has charged Ahmad Khan Rahami with the bombings in New York and New Jersey on Sept. 17, as well as other planned attacks. more...

Analysis & Commentary

14th October 2016 – The Long War Journal

Tuareg leader honored in eulogy attributed to Mokhtar Belmokhtar

Thomas Joscelyn

On Oct. 9, a statement attributed to Mokhtar Belmokhtar, the elusive al Qaeda veteran who has been reportedly killed multiple times, was distributed online. more...

13th October 2016 – The Long War Journal

US strikes three radar sites in Houthi-controlled part of Yemen

Thomas Joscelyn

The US has launched missiles against three radar sites in the Houthi-controlled part of Yemen. The strikes came in response to two attacks on the USS Mason, which operates in international waters off the Red Sea coast of Yemen. more...

13th October 2016 – Interview with The Cipher Brief

Underestimating al Qaeda

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

The United States and its allies are consumed by their battle with ISIS, but to many terrorism experts, al Qaeda remains a serious force to be reckoned with, one that is actually increasing in strength. more...

10th October 2016 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

FDD senior fellow Thomas Joscelyn and Bill Roggio discuss the decline of IS suicide attacks, the Taliban's offensive and al Qaeda in Syria. more...