al-Qaida


Defining the Terrorist Threat

More than a decade and a half into a war against a global Islamist terrorist threat that endangers both the United States and many of its allies, Washington is still…

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Admitted Al-Qaida Fighter Convicted in NY Terror Case

An admitted al-Qaida fighter was convicted on Thursday of federal terrorism charges for participating in a fierce firefight in Afghanistan that left two U.S. servicemen dead. A jury in federal…

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A Revelation With Implications

Newly released Federal Bureau of Investigation documents fill in the details of a central episode in the American conflict with al-Qaida: Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’s recruitment for the job of blowing…

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Authorities Warn of al-Qaida Threat to Election

Federal officials have warned authorities in New York, Texas and Virginia about an unspecific threat of attacks by al-Qaida around Election Day, putting local law enforcement on alert the weekend…

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Yemeni Officials Say Southern Town Recaptured From al-Qaida

Forces loyal to Yemen’s internationally recognized government have recaptured a southern provincial capital from al-Qaida terrorists, military officials said Sunday. Troops loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and local…

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