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Global War on Terrorism

ISAF Raids Against al Qaeda and Allies in Afghanistan 2007-2013

30th May 2014 – The Long War Journal

ISAF Raids Against al Qaeda and Allies in Afghanistan 2007-2013

Bill Roggio, Patrick Megahan

One of the arguments used by the Obama administration for a rapid drawdown of US forces in Afghanistan by the end of 2016 is that the US... more...

Analysis & Commentary

22nd July 2014 – The Long War Journal

Boko Haram Gains Ground

Laura Grossman

Launching more attacks, Boko Haram hoisted its flag in a northeastern Nigerian town where it recently killed over 100 civilians. more...

15th July 2014 – The Long War Journal

US Adds Norwegian AQAP Bomb Maker to List of Terrorists

Bill Roggio

The US State Department added a Norwegian who serves as a bomb maker for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula to its list of Specially Designated Global Terrorists. more...

13th July 2014 – The Long War Journal

Al Nusrah Front Issues ‘Clarification’ on the Creation of an Islamic Emirate

Thomas Joscelyn

The Al Nusrah Front, al Qaeda's official branch in Syria, has issued a short statement denying that the group has announced the creation of an Islamic emirate (or state). more...

11th July 2014 – The Long War Journal

Taliban Calls for Reconciliation in Syria, Avoids Mentioning Islamic State’s Caliphate

Thomas Joscelyn

The Taliban has released a statement calling on rival jihadist factions in Syria to reconcile. The Taliban avoids any mention of the Islamic State, which recently decreed... more...

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