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The New Bin Laden Documents

19th January 2017 – The Weekly Standard

The New Bin Laden Documents

Thomas Joscelyn

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released 98 additional items from Osama bin Laden's compound today. If the ODNI has its way, then these files will be the last the American people see for some time. more...

Analysis & Commentary

19th January 2017 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

Last of the Declassified Osama bin Laden Materials Released

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Right up until the end, al-Qaida founder Osama bin Laden remained focused on striking the United States, its Western allies and governments seen as U.S. proxies, and he was leery of distractions that could weaken the terror group's resolve. more...

19th January 2017 – The Weekly Standard

The New Bin Laden Documents

Thomas Joscelyn

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) released 98 additional items from Osama bin Laden's compound today. If the ODNI has its way, then these files will be the last the American people see for some time. more...

18th January 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Guantanamo detainee selected for aborted 9/11 hijacking transferred to Oman

Thomas Joscelyn

The Defense Department has released a list of ten now former Guantanamo detainees who were transferred to Oman earlier this week. One of them is Mohammed Al Ansi, a Yemeni who was captured in northern Pakistan in late 2001 and transferred to the detention facility in Cuba in Jan. 2002. more...

17th January 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

Ayman al Zawahiri honors 2 slain jihadis in new video

Thomas Joscelyn

Al Qaeda’s propaganda arm, As Sahab, released a new video from Ayman al Zawahiri yesterday. The al Qaeda leader eulogizes two jihadi veterans who were killed in 2015 and 2016. more...