FBI Counter-Terror Official: Al Qaeda 'Thrives' After Dictators Fall

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    FBI Counter-Terror Official: Al Qaeda 'Thrives' After Dictators Fall

    Al Qaeda Releases New Web Video, Official Says Al Qaeda in Yemen More Dangerous Than Osama Bin Laden's 'Core' Group


    FBI Counterterror Official: Al Qaeda 'Thrives' After Dictators Fall - ABC News

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    Shoulda sent the Navy Seals in after him...
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    Anwar al-Awlaki targeted in US military attack in Yemen
    May 7, 2011 : Anwar al-Awlaki was reportedly the intended target in a US military attack that left at least two suspected al Qaeda militants dead in Yemen.
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    US drone in Yemen missed al Qaeda’s al-Awlaki: report
    Sun, May 08, 2011 - The US drone aircraft attack that killed two midlevel al-Qaeda militants in Yemen on Thursday was targeting the leader of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, a US-born radical known for encouraging attacks on the US, US media reported.
     
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    al-Qaida got a foothold in Yemen in anticipation of departure of Saleh...
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    Yemeni city in al-Qa'ida control
    May 30, 2011 : MORE than 200 suspected al-Qa'ida gunmen have taken control of the south Yemen city of Zinjibar after two days of fighting with security forces that left 16 dead, an official said last night.
     
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    Civil war in Yemen...
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    Yemen Crisis Worsens as Tribal Fighters Battle Presidential Loyalists
    June 01, 2011 - Witnesses tallying deaths say at least 39 people were killed in fighting
     
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    No surprise, things like the War in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Al-Qaeda loves all they have to do is keep moving and we're providing them the best recruiting tool anyone could imagine.
     
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    Saleh losin' control of Yemen...
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    Yemen slides into civil war
    June 1, 2011 : President Ali Abdullah Saleh has retained control of Yemen for 32 years by managing the country's numerous unrelated conflicts. Now, they are flaring up again – and appear to be beyond his control.
     
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    I guess that FBI guy would also have opposed our funding of the foundation of the folks we are now fighting in Afghanistan back when we supported them fighting the Russians.
    Monday morning QBing in the FBI is a tradition dating back to Janie Edgar Hoover to date.
     
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    Granny says, "Dat's right - kill all dem Taliban - kill `em all...
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    Pakistan militant Mullah Nazir killed 'in drone attack'
    3 January 2013 - The BBC's Aleem Maqbool in Islamabad says Mullah Nazir's death has created a "power vacuum"
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    Taliban's Mullah Nazir death spells trouble for Pakistan
    3 January 2013 - Mullah Nazir rose from the ranks of the Taliban in 2007
     
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    Anyone who actually believed that by simply killing OBL the WOT would magically disappear hasn't a damn clue... Besides, wasn't Obama's election in 2008 going to unite the planet in peace and harmony?
     

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