al-Qaeda

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Synonyms for al-Qaeda

a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups

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US officials say American forces are "likely" to have killed one of east Africa's most wanted Al Quaeda militants, during a military raid in Somalia.
Gonzales, Memorandum for the President, Decision Re Application of the Geneva Convention on Prisoners of War to the Conflict with Al Quaeda and the Taliban, January 25, 2002.
It is acknowledged as a major cause of Britain's supposedly being now a No1 al Quaeda target.
Al Quaeda operates in more than sixty nations, including some in Central and Eastern Europe.
Earlier this month (July) one of the accused in the prosecution in New York of seven people with alleged Al Quaeda links was accused of trying to buy parts for an atomic bomb from the Russian mafia members operating in Belgium.
When one is facing a non-state actor like Al Quaeda, the traditional criterion of legitimate authority, geared as it is toward states, appears to be rendered obsolete.
Multiculturalism died an overdue death on 9/11; bin Laden, al Quaeda, and the Taliban rendered it untenable.
The answer to that is that, impossible as it may seem now, at some stage, if we can establish a lasting peace, we will be willing to sit down with Al Quaeda or their ilk.
WE live in uncertain times and the threat from Al Quaeda may make many people think twice about jetting off abroad this summer.
Ironically, it now appears probable that these Islamists were more closely linked to Al Quaeda than to Chechnya.
THE security of our towns and cities has rightly come into sharper focus since the attacks on the Twin Towers, and even more so since The Prime Minister gave his first real hint that plans for Al Quaeda attacks on The United Kingdom were, in the jargon, a real and present danger.
A chance encounter with a young woman working at the US embassy in Dar es Salaam, and a brush with the Al Quaeda terrorists perpetrators provides the plot.
Special Warfare and Marine Corps boarding parties from USS Ingraham (FFG 61) inspect containers aboard the Motor Vessel Kota Sejarah for illegal contraband and Al Quaeda troops in the Arabian Sea in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Even as American aircraft struck Al Quaeda targets in southern Afghanistan, Air Force Materiel Command people were in the Nevada desert testing the newest precision weapon under development in the Air Force's formidable arsenal, the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile.
The report did not say whether the five had been caught by Taliban or al Quaeda forces.