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Video footage: ABBOTTABAD, PAKISTAN - MAY 6: The house that Al Qaeda Leader Osama Bin Laden was found and killed in a raid by US Navy Seals earlier in the week on May 2, 2011. Recorded on May 6, 2011 in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
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Definition of the noun al qaeda

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  1. a terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries


  1. "Al Qaeda" a.k.a. "Al-Qaeda" is a book by Jason Burke.
    • also known as "Al-Qaeda: casting a shadow of terror"
    • subject: Al-Qaeda
  2. "Al Qaeda" is a book by Paul L. Williams.
    • also known as "Al Qaeda: brotherhood of terror"

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Google previewThe 9/11 Encyclopedia, 2nd Edition [2 volumes] (2011)

Second Edition by Stephen E Atkins

Atkins See also Abdel Rahman, Sheikh Omar; Al Qaeda; Bin Laden, Osama; Zawahiri, Ayman alSuggested Reading Bell, J. Bowyer. Murders on the Nile: The World Trade Center and Global Terror. San Francisco: Encounter Books ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Terrorism (2012)

by Peter Chalk

Saif al— Ahmedabad Bombings Air France Hijacking Air India Flight 182 Bombing Al Qaeda Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) al—Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades al—Badr Alex Boncayo Brigade (ABB) al—Fatah al—Gama'a al- lslamiyya ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of U.S. Diplomacy since the Cold War (2007)

by Tom Lansford

The Taliban also welcomed the Al Qaeda terrorist group, led by Osama bin Laden, into Afghanistan. Al Qaeda established a network of training camps throughout the country. In 1998, the United States conducted strikes with cruise missiles on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Violence, Peace, and Conflict (2008)

Al Qaeda has created its own form of sophisticated networked warfare, giving its campaign a global reach that was impossible for earlier terrorist groups. Al Qaeda maintains affiliated cells in over 40 countries, coordinated and motivated ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Political, Social, and Military History [4 volumes] (2008)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer C. Tucker, Priscilla Roberts

Israel Akko Prison Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades Al-Aqsa Mosque Al-Aqsa Mosque Massacre Al-Bireh Al Jazeera Al-Mawasi Al Qaeda Al-Saiqa Albright, Madeleine Algeria Algiers Agreement Algiers Declaration Aliya, First Aliya, Second Aliya, ...

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With terrorist groups like al Qaeda, you can't learn what you want to learn about their capabilities and their future plans by taking a picture of it, and they've learned not to use the telephone. (Bob Graham)
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