Tag Archives: Osama bin Laden

“Intercepted Messages Call for Al-Qaeda Attacks on Portugal”

  “Threat rating: moderate, level 3.” That’s a non-European information service defines a jihadist communications intercepted on Wednesday that calls for “attacks on major ports [sea] and other Western targets in Portugal”. The I confirmed that the July 20 services … Continue reading

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Letters from Abbottabad: Bin Ladin Sidelined?

    Executive Summary This report is a study of 17 declassified documents captured during the Abbottabad raid and released to the Combating Terrorism Center (CTC). They consist of electronic letters or draft letters, totaling 175 pages in the original … Continue reading

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Bin Laden was in Muslim Brotherhood, says al-Qaeda chief

Al-Qaeda’s late leader Osama bin Laden was a member of the Muslim Brotherhood before taking up arms against Soviets in Afghanistan, his successor Ayman al-Zawahiri said in a video message released Thursday, dpa reported. “Sheikh Osama bin Laden was in … Continue reading

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FROM BIN LADEN, TO FACEBOOK

  Report It’s an increasingly dangerous world, particularly due to the ever-present threat of terrorism, and, despite appearances, that danger has never been closer to us. This was what veteran journalist Maria A. Ressa, former CNN Jakarta Bureau chief and … Continue reading

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Noman Benotman: al-Qaeda presence hurts Syrian revolution

    Intelligence Study A former Libyan jihadist discusses the role of Jabhat al-Nusra, which he says has close ideological ties to al-Qaeda. Former Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) leader Noman Benotman says al-Qaeda is using the Syrian revolution to … Continue reading

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Buffoonish Would-Be Jihadist Sought to Blow Up the New York Fed Today

  Intelligence Report   He tried to detonate the Federal Reserve in lower Manhattan, only his bomb was a dud. He asked a contact over Facebook — who was a secret FBI informant — if it was permissible to blow … Continue reading

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Global Jihadists on Israel’s Doorstep

Report The revelation that an Egyptian and a Saudi national infiltrated southern Israel from Sinai on June 18 and killed an Israeli worker is the first credible sign of the emerging global jihadist threat in the peninsula. Previously, groups using … Continue reading

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Al Qaeda Planning Pre-Election Attacks on US

      Intelligence Report   Just five weeks before America’s presidential election, US intelligence reports signs that al Qaeda leader Ayman Zuwahiri is preparing a string of terrorist attacks as the sequel to the murders of US ambassador Chris … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda’s “Fourth Generation Warfare”?

    Intelligence Analysis Report   http://www.hamdancommunications.com   This year, the anniversary of the al-Qaeda 9/11 attacks on the United States was marred by a series of demonstrations against American diplomatic missions, beginning in Egypt and quickly spreading to Libya, … Continue reading

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Terrorist groups using Twitter without fear

Terrorist groups using Twitter without fear Media Intelligence Analysis Report In the old days, 10 years ago, jihadists pledged death to Western imperialism on audiotapes that couriers smuggled out of mountain hideouts and passed to satellite TV stations. The next … Continue reading

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