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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

21st October 2014 – Cited by Catherine Herridge - Fox News

Taliban Claim Freed ex-Gitmo Prisoners Visited by Members of Terror Group

Thomas Joscelyn

The Taliban are claiming that two senior members of the Haqqani terror network recently visited the five former Guantanamo detainees who were traded for an American soldier, raising new questions about the terms of their one-year house arrest in Qatar and eventual release in the spring as U.S. forces leave Afghanistan. more...

17th October 2014 – Quoted by Sharon Behn - VOA News

Analysts: Islamic State Will Be Hard to Defeat

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

As U.S. and coalition partners repeatedly bomb Islamic State fighters trying to capture the Syrian city of Kobani, analysts in the United States warn that the IS organization is an experienced and resilient force that will be hard to defeat. more...

16th October 2014 – Quoted by Alan Rappeport - The New York Times

New! Improved! U.S. Campaign in Syria Finally Gets a Brand Name

Jonathan Schanzer

It lacks the ferocity of Operation Desert Storm in Iraq or the idealism of Operation Odyssey Dawn in Libya. more...

14th October 2014 – CTV

CTV News

Clifford D. May

FDD President Clifford May comments on the meeting of world military leaders to discuss the Islamic State. more...

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