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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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Panetta put no timeline on America's victory over Al Queda, saying only "more work" is required.
As this issue goes to press, we're just back from a slightly more exciting than normal few days in the nation's capital, where the national Association for Advanced Life Underwriting's annual meeting just happened to coincide with the daring "black ops"-styled raid on the Pakistani hiding place of Al Queda leader Osama bin Laden.
Infecting the Taliban Al Queda and Sunni insurgents in Iraq
The Danish Research Institute found many links to Al Queda and other global Jihad operatives.
As for torture, Stern should take some of his buddies, head for northern Pakistan and talk to the Taliban and Al Queda about beheading Americans.
Undercover FBI agents, posing as members of an al Queda 'sleeper' cell, were introduced to Smadi, who repeatedly indicated to them that he came to the US for the specific purpose of committing 'Jihad for the sake of God'....against those he deemed to be enemies of Islam."
The Pakistanis had been persistent that the US is only interested in hunting Bin Laden and Al Queda leaders rather than helping them in getting rid of the Taliban terror network both in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
When the Taliban, with the aid of the Americans, had driven the Soviet Union out of Afghanistan, they then provided training grounds for Al Queda to attack America.
The incident provoked a warning that the extremely effective Al Queda brain trust has found a new way to frighten us.
These overcrowded camps are now considered breeding grounds for fundamentalist Islamist organisations supported by a variety of sponsors ranging from Al Queda to Hamas.
Topics she covers include identity theft networks (said to operate in a manner similar to al Queda), computer security, and how to trace Internet addresses.
A superbly crafted and highly recommended political thriller, "Stinger" is about the conflict between Russia and American interests in Afghanistan that led to the rise of the Taliban and was to eventual provide a staging base for Al Queda and the attack of 9/11.
Then finally it was off to Afghanistan, interrogating Al Queda suspects on their way to Cuba.
(Al Queda merits nary a mention, but landfill security gets a full page.)