Europe is facing an increasing risk of “lone wolf” terrorist attacks that have become a “favored tactic” for jihadist groups like ISIS and al Qaeda, the continent’s policing agency warned in a report Wednesday.
The Obama administration announced Wednesday that it has sanctioned “three al Qaeda senior members located in Iran” for funneling money and moving terrorist operative across the Middle East, according to an announcement by the Treasury Department.
A militant with a $10 million U.S. bounty on his head, who is also one of the most wanted men in India, walks free in Pakistan, giving public speeches criticizing Washington and New Delhi.
The English language al-Qaeda magazine Inspire, which disseminates articles supporting jihad, released a special issue earlier this month praising the terrorist attack in Orlando and calling for more like it.
The Pentagon confirmed Friday that the U.S. has had troops on the ground in Yemen for roughly two weeks.
Here’s an exercise for anyone laboring on the State Department’s seventh floor, or in the inner recesses of the White House, or in any of the handful of places where people seem to believe that the continued existence of the prison at Guantanamo Bay is a potent recruiting tool for terrorists. Pull up the most recent issues of Dabiq and Inspire, the English language magazines of ISIS and al-Qaeda, respectively. Then search the texts for the words Guantanamo, Gitmo, and Cuba.
President Obama’s push to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility may be forcing the Department of Defense to release suspected terrorists newly captured by U.S. forces overseas, according to a Republican lawmaker and former Marine.