Despite the military and neoconservatives sharing hostility toward certain states, they don’t always see eye to eye, especially in terms of garnering multilateral support.
Since the split in 2014, the two groups have fought over recruits, funding and the mantle of global jihad; leaders of both are also critical of each other.
McMaster met President Ashraf Ghani and other senior Afghan officials to discuss bilateral ties, security, counter- terrorism, reforms, and development, according to a palace statement.
The Saudi establishments were accused of having “aided and abetted” the attacks through a variety of “activities in support of al Qaeda” in the years leading up to them.
Instead of discussing how discontented people from specific Islamic sects resort to Islamist terrorism, counterterrorism scholars should move on to study the nature of violence itself.
Former colonial power France intervened in 2013 to drive out al Qaeda-linked militants who seized northern Mali the year before.
“Assad was warned, repeatedly, by the US and the UN that the intentional targeting of innocent men, women and children is intolerable.” said Ed Royce, chairman, House foreign affairs.
Since 2013, Islamist militants have killed or seriously injured 48 people in Bangladesh, including at least six online critics of religious militancy.
Police urged the militants in Nasirpur, northeast of the capital Dhaka, to give themselves up on Wednesday, but instead they detonated the grenade.
The Trump administration’s view is a departure from Obama’s stance and at odds with European powers, who insist Bashar al-Assad must step down.
Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis said that the US had carried out more than 30 strikes over the past two days in Shabwah, Abyan and Al Bayda provinces.
Abdalfatah H. A., 35, is suspected of being a member of the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and of being involved in the killing of 36 Syrian government employees.
The Khorasan hadith has become a rallying point for radical Islamists and has long been the biggest recruitment tool for Jihadists.
One of the two suspects, Ould Sidy Mohamed Dina, a Malian, was linked to the Ivory Coast Hotel attack mastermind while the other is from Mauritania.
The US military estimates that ISIS drew 45,000 foreign fighters from more than 100 nations around the world and is a trans-regional threat.
Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster is a highly regarded military tactician and strategic thinker, but his selection surprised some observers.
Amar Hussein, drawn to jihad by his local mosque preacher, joined al Qaeda when he was just 14. He now awaits legal proceedings as a member of ISIS.
Police have killed about 50 suspected militants in shootouts since the attack, including the man they say was its main planner.
The US military withdrew a ten-year-old video it posted on Friday to prove that the recent Yemen raid on al Qaida was a success.
A raid on al Qaida branch of Arabian Peninsula in Yemen during the weekend was ill prepared and could have caused more civilian deaths, reports say.
Hidden behind SEAL Team 6’s heroic narratives is a troubling story of “revenge ops,” unjustified killings, mutilations and other atrocities – a pattern of that emerged soon after the Afghan war began, and was tolerated and covered up by the command’s leadership.
Hamza bin Laden, who was declared an Al Qaeda member and Ibrahim al-Banna, a leader of AQAP were added to the list this week.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll in Maarat al-Numan included five children and six members of a single family.
The summit declaration called for regional and international cooperation to eliminate terrorism
The department is concerned about the potential for attacks by terror groups, throughout Europe during the holiday season.
Over 30 people were killed and dozens were wounded in the attack in the Afghan capital that targeted the Shi’ite community.
The results of a full investigation could potentially lead to charges being brought against individuals and the issuing of an arrest warrant.
Although Pakistan officially continues to deny ISIS’s presence, the attacks claimed by ISIS’s leadership shows a rise of the movement by partnering with local sectarian groups.
The Army and Armed Forces High Command said rebels had targeted schools and civilians, fired 20 poison gas canisters, 50 Grad rockets and ignited 48 fires.
Fifteen years after the US invaded Afghanistan to topple the Taliban rulers who had harboured al Qaeda militants who attacked the US, the Taliban have made major gains and are estimated to control more territory than at any time since 2001.
Eight Rohingya women, all from U Shey Kya village in Rakhine State, described in detail how soldiers last week raided their homes, looted property and raped them at gun point.
The costly reconquest of the city will not significantly impact the group’s transnational strategy.
Vijay Prashad’s The Death of the Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution provides a helpful interpretation of the processes that have led to the current state of the Arab world, but hazards little about the future prospects for the region.
“What RSS promotes is fantasy not history….There is nothing common between history and such mythology.”
Without naming China, Akbaruddin referred to its technical hold on India’s bid against JeM chief Masood Azhar, saying the council was a body that “ponders for six months on whether to sanction leaders of organisations it has itself designated as terrorist entities”.
Moscow believes that any military success in Syria needs determined and remorseless assault on the enemy without concern for civilians caught in the crossfire, and that the likelihood for political compromise is waning the longer the fighting continues.
The Pentagon hired British firm Bell Pottinger from 2004-2011 to produce fake insurgency videos and news segments to gather intelligence in Iraq.
The Hague: War crimes judges on Tuesday sentenced a former Islamist rebel who admitted wrecking holy shrines during Mali‘s 2012 conflict to nine years in prison, in the first such case to focus on the destruction of cultural heritage. During a brief trial at the International Criminal Court […]
The FBI has alleged that Ahmad Khan Rahami bought bomb components on eBay, videotaped himself testing homemade explosives and maintained a journal in which he expressed outrage at the US.
The country was shaken by a trio of attacks over the weekend including a Saturday night bombing that injured 29 in Manhattan and a stabbing attack at a Minnesota shopping mall that wounded nine.