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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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S Special Operations Command advisor, has written a book about Al Qa'ida that is highly readable.
The Congressman argued that he does not believe that US can successfully root out al Qa'ida from Pakistan and destroy the organization if it does not succeed in Afghanistan and prevent that country from ever again being used as a safe haven to launch attacks against the US.
It is my belief that the Bush Administration was fixated on Iraq, and used the 9/11 attacks by al Qa'ida as justification for overthrowing Saddam Hussein," Rockefeller added.
On July 22, 2004, the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States (the 9/11 Commission) released its revealing report on the al Qa'ida assault on the homeland.
Reaping the Whirlwind: Afghanistan Al Qa'ida and the Holy War.
The Standard Chartered Bank has clearly shown to have been the means of getting money to Al Qa'ida, via accounts in Saudi Arabia.
See also Vahid Brown, "Cracks in the Foundation: Leadership Schisms in al Qa'ida 1989-2006," Combating Terrorism Center, September 2007.
April 29, 2014 (UNITED STATES): A Nigerian citizen pleaded guilty to providing material support to al Qa'ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).
Mali immediately became a high priority concern for the Obama administration, and although much more needs to be accomplished in the region, the multilateral response to Mali provides many lessons for how the United States may engage with al Qa'ida threats in various regions across the globe--depending on the nature of the threat and the willingness of other partners to participate.
August 18, 2013 (GLOBAL): American al Qa'ida militant Adam Gadahn released a new video message, calling for more attacks on Western diplomats in the Arab world.