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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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He was "a legacy al Qaeda terrorist with ties to the group's senior leaders, including Ayman al-Zawahiri and Osama bin Laden," said Eric Pahon, a Department of Defense spokesman.
The "organizational affiliation" refers to that with Al Qaeda.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, the entire world was introduced to Al Qaeda and its enigmatic leader, Osama bin Laden.
Addressing a crowded news conference, here on Sunday, he said that law enforcement agencies following intelligence operation carried out operation in Chagai, during that a leader of Al Qaeda was killed and his wife was arrested.
Yet a series of developments--including the spread of al Qaeda's ideology and version of shari'a; the multiplication of extremist groups claiming affiliation with al Qaeda; the attack in Benghazi and bombing in Boston; the advance of al Qaeda in Syria, Libya, Mali, and Iraq; the string of jailbreaks carried out by al Qaeda related groups; and al Qaeda's threats against US and European embassies across the broader Middle East-- suggest that something has gone terribly wrong.
Although Al Qaeda views itself as a vanguard for purifying and expanding Islam, she rejects the potential ideological parallel with communism.
Now that Al Qaeda has declared ISIL a renegade, however, its leaders cannot allow ISIL to succeed in creating a rival center of power.
The State Department threat warnings are a reminder of the resiliency of al Qaeda," Jones said.
They have been successful in establishing "a core network in Libya," but they still act clandestinely and refrain from using the al Qaeda name.
Since Navy SEALs stormed Osama bin Laden's compound and killed him in May, the Obama administration has been unusually frank in its assessment that Al Qaeda is on the ropes, its leadership in disarray.
In a long and detailed report the daily suggests that better conditions for al- Qaeda members and their families resident in Iran were obtained in return for the release of an Iranian diplomat kidnapped by the terrorist network.
The plan initially chalked out by Hafiz Saeed's militant outfit was hijacked by Al- Qaeda with the sole aim of hurtling two nucleararmed nations into the theatre of war.
Al Qaeda militants now in detention planned to kill Saudi government and security officials and media workers by sending poisoned gifts to their offices, an interior ministry official told Reuters on Saturday.
Summary: Saudi Arabia have announced the arrest of 149 people from 19 cells linked to al Qaeda over the past eight months.
All in all, this book provides a concise yet comprehensive coverage of al Qaeda and its key leader, OBL.