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Call it ‘Fail Jazeera’ — Why The Network is Imploding

21st May 2015 – The New York Post

Call it ‘Fail Jazeera’ — Why The Network is Imploding

Oren Kessler , David Andrew Weinberg

For Al Jazeera, May is the cruelest month. In just the past four weeks, two ex-employees have filed separate lawsuits totaling some $100 million, three executives have resigned from its New York-based American channel and plans for a Turkish version have been scrapped. more...

Analysis & Commentary

27th February 2016 – The Long War Journal

Shabaab suicide assault team strikes hotel in Mogadishu

Bill Roggio

A team of heavily armed fighters from al Qaeda’s branch in East Africa launched a suicide assault on a popular hotel and park in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. The attack was likely carried out by Shabaab’s “Abu Musab al Zarqawi Martyrdom Battalion,” which has carried out similar operations in the past. more...

21st May 2015 – The New York Post

Call it ‘Fail Jazeera’ — Why The Network is Imploding

Oren Kessler , David Andrew Weinberg

For Al Jazeera, May is the cruelest month. In just the past four weeks, two ex-employees have filed separate lawsuits totaling some $100 million, three executives have resigned from its New York-based American channel and plans for a Turkish version have been scrapped. more...

11th May 2015 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Thomas Joscelyn

FDD Senior Fellow Thomas Joscelyn discusses Al-Qaeda past and present. more...

4th May 2015 – Quoted by Jeremy Bender - Business Insider

Former CIA Chief: We Totally Dropped the Ball on Al Qaeda’s Rebound

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

A former CIA chief has admitted in a new tell-all book that the intelligence organization badly misjudged Qaeda's rebound during the Arab Spring, Greg Miller of The Washington Post reports. more...