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The area controlled by Ansar al-Islam in 2002 is marked in orange. Two

Clearly, the network has lost any semblance of strength as a global AQC-led movement, as it does not meet either criteria required for strength within the ...

The new Islamic Front has the potential to finally be the unified fighting force that the Syrian rebels have been waiting for.

How al-Qa`ida Lost Control of its Syrian Affiliate: The Inside Story – Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

The period is significant, however, as it includes the first negative tie between Al Qaeda Core and one of its affiliates, the Islamic State.

Once again, one can see a hub-and-spoke structure with Al Qaeda Core at the center and roughly the same breakdown of the level of direct ties between AQC ...

13. AQIM AFFILIATES Source: Hagan, Andreas. “Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb: Leaders ...

Their claimed areas of operation largely correspond with the reported areas of the aforementioned groups. This includes the southern areas of Basilan, ...

14. AQIM AFFILIATES (CONT…) Source: Hagan, Andreas. “Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb: Leaders ...

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Screenshot from a propaganda video uploaded on June 11 by the Islamic State allegedly shows militants driving at an undisclosed location in Iraq's Nineveh ...

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir interviewing al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan, in 1997

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Lessons Encountered: Learning from the Long War - Afghanistan and Iraq, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Hillary Clinton, President Bush, Cheney, Petraeus, Powell, Rice, ...

AQIS statement confirms top Bangladeshi jihadist's death. The leadership structure of Ansar al-Islam ...

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In tonight's special report, Al Qaeda in Yemen, FRONTLINE travels deep into Yemen's radical heartland to investigate how Al Qaeda and affiliated militants ...

Osama bin Laden at Al-Qaeda training camp, June 19, 2001 (AFP/Getty Images) (Photo credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Organizational structure and hierarchy of Al Qaeda.

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Zarqawi was killed on June 7, 2006 in an attack on the US forces near Baqubah in Iraq. Al-Qaeda in Iraq, killing Zarqawi, received the greatest damage from ...

Essay: The Enduring Islamist Threat

Assessments & Forecast. While Jamaat Ansar al-Islam is a ...

97 Michael Fredholm* The Threat to Energy Infrastructure in the Central Eurasia from Terrorist Groups ...

Houthi rebels drive past a painted Ansar al-Sharia flag. (Mohamed Al -Sayaghi/Reuters)

By Capt (Ret) C de Waart, feel free to share: in Confidence ...

Intel to Rent C de Waart [email protected] In Confidence 1The farther back ...

FOE NOT FRIEND Yemeni Tribes and Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

Ansar al-Sunna fighters in Mosul. Their operations pale in comparison to to how many ISIS launches in Iraq (via Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi)

The Limits of US Military Power in Yemen: Why Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula continues to thrive

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Kabul- Afghanistan's security crisis is fueling new opportunities for Al Qaeda, ISIS and other extremist groups, Afghan and American officials say, ...

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Arc of Convergence: AQAP, Ansar al-Shari`a and the Struggle for Yemen – Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

The message was entirely consistent with the argument advanced by AQIS in its code of conduct.

11. AQIM AFFILIATES (CONT…) Source: Hagan, Andreas. “Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb: Leaders ...

Peshmerga soldiers prepare to conduct a combined arms live-fire exercise near Erbil, Iraq

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The "new" Hayyat Tahrir Al-Sham (HTS) is not a coalition of the various groups but THE new al-Qaeda group on the ground with a unified command and ...

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Fatah Al-Islam chain of command.

Once again, the number and breakdown of ties directly to Al Qaeda Core remained relatively constant. However, the ties between affiliates with little ...

Old Dog, New Tricks: The Future of al-Qaeda

Is al-Qaeda really on the run? Since the death of Osama Bin Laden, the Obama administration has actively promoted the narrative that it has gained the upper ...

A drawing by a jihadi volunteer in Afghanistan of the al-Faruq training camp north of Kabul, where many of the residents of Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi's ...

The Movement of Iranian Ahl al Sunnah Muhajirs is unprecedented as a sectarian, externally-based group of entirely Iranian membership opposing the ...

Al-Qaeda Reshapes the Insurgency in Northern Syria

Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), the jihadist group in Syria that has broken away from al-Qaeda's formal command, appears to have arrested the leaders of its ...

The terrifying rise of ISIS: Map that shows how terror group's tentacles now reach from Algeria to Afghanistan. ISIS began as Al-Qaeda ...

Infographic on insurgent groups in Iraq. Source: New York Times.

Al-Qaeda militant in Sahel, 2012

From Iraq to Yemen: Al-Qa`ida's Shifting Strategies – Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

Jaysh al-Islam is one of the most powerful anti-governmental groups in Syria; it was formed by merging several groups and it consists almost exclusively of ...

Al-Qaeda Ideologue Attiya Allah al-Libi Releases New Booklet Discussing Recruitment of Jihadis and the Use of Takfir - Jamestown

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Global al Qaeda: Affiliates, Objectives, and Future Challenges

This is not unusual. The normally reclusive Shabaab emir has obscured his appearance since he succeeded his predecessor in Sept.

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Ansar al-Sharia statement regarding suicide bombing in Yemen

In early August, the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) arrested Abu Ahmad Jumaa, the leader of Liwa Fajr al-Islam (Islamic Dawn Brigade), which had been loyal to ...

Abu Khalid al-Madani, future ASL leader, video statement, January 24, 2015. “

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20, Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind released a ...

TABLE 1. Appendix. AL-MADAD VIDEOS

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20, Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind released a three–page ...

Ansar al Islam's new flag. Image from the SITE Intelligence Group.

It is the same critique leveled by Musa. [See FDD's Long War Journal report, AQIS emphasizes allegiance to Ayman al Zawahiri, Taliban in new 'code of ...

Al-Qa`ida Plays a Long Game in Syria – Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

Front page of The Guardian Weekly on the eighth anniversary of the September 11 attacks. The article claimed that al-Qaeda's activity is "increasingly ...

The organisation “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant” (ISIS) has rejected the call of Al-Qaeda's leader Ayman al-Zawahiri to cease fighting in Syria.

The Night's Watch: Ansar al-Shari'ah in Tunisia's 'Neighborhood Committees' | al-Wasat - الوسط

Deciphering Competition Between al-Qa`ida and the Islamic State – Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

Pictures posted by Ansar al-Islam from its raid in Latakia (*Warning: The images may be considered graphic.*):

... 2012 as a preemptive precautionary measure in case there was a security vacuum within the country. In other words, aspirationally, the establishment of ...