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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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Subverting recalcitrant factions and regimes (Islamist Iran, Soviet troops and clients in Afghanistan, Hizballah, Al Qa'idah, Hamas), assassinating anti-American activists and propagandists, invading Afghanistan and Iraq, and attacking suspects from drone aircraft.
Yetiv notes that Bush and Wolfowitz leaped to an early conclusion of Iraqi collusion with Al Qa'idah, and quotes Rumsfeld as saying that "We saw the evidence [against Iraq] through the prism of 9/11.
By pursuing this unrealistic policy, America has condemned itself to subversion by nongovernmental factions such as Al Qa'idah, and to antagonism from rival states--notably Iran.