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Al Qaeda

infamous terrorist organizations is Al-Qaeda. Established in 1988 by militant Islamist, Osama Bin Laden, Al-Qaeda traces all the way back to the Soviet War in Afghanistan. It operates as a network comprising both a multinational and stateless army. It has been designated as a terrorist organization by the United Nations Security Council, NATO, the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States, and various other countries. The overall mission of Al-Qaeda is to attempt to overthrow godless...

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Al Qaeda Terrorist Group

Al Qaeda Terrorist Group Paul Leclair University of Phoenix CJA/300 William Barnes December 8, 2005 Abstract Al Qaeda is arguably the most well-known and most dangerous Islamic terrorist organization in the world. It was established around 1990 by a Saudi millionaire, Osama Bin Laden, to bring together Arabs who fought in Afghanistan against the Soviet invasion. The goal of the organization is to reestablish the Muslim state throughout the world. Al Qaeda works with allied Islamic...

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Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Stability in the Arabian Peninsula region has been a concern for the United States for some time now. AQAP poses a direct threat against the U.S. and U.S. interests of Stability and Security in the Arabian Peninsula. This instability and threat is why I have chosen the AQAP as the FTO to research making the next attack. The AQAP comes from the merging of the al Qaeda cells from Yemen and in Saudi Arabia. There are approximately one –two hundred members, with thousands...

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Osama Bin Laden & Al Qaeda

to mean holy war.” As the war drew to a close, the increasingly radical bin Laden formed al Qaeda, or "the Base" in Arabic, an organization of ex-mujahedeen and other supporters channeling fighters and funds to the Afghan resistance. (CNN). As fore mentioned, Bin Laden is the founder of the jihadist organization, Al Qaeda. Al Qaeda is an international Sunni Islamic movement founded in 1988. Al Qaeda was formed during the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. Financed by Bin Laden, they have camps...

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Why Is Al Qaeda Related To Its Expansionist Vision?

Another strategic mistake of Al Qaeda related to its expansionist vision because the attempts to spread ideology through violence turned out to create more enemies to the organization. In many instances, their strategies have just transformed neutral countries into opponents. Those strategies were grounded for many reasons. After attacking the United State the organizations continually expanded their theater of operation to gain a greater portion of the world and “assume that most people in the...

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Al Qaeda's Management Philosophy

Al-Qaeda The Base", "The Foundation" or "The Fundament". Is a global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin Laden, Abdullah Azzam and several other militants at some point between August 1988 and late 1989, with origins traceable to the Soviet war in Afghanistan. It operates as a network comprising both a multinational, stateless army and an Islamist, extremist, wahhabi, jihadist group. It has been designated as a terrorist organization by the United Nations Security Council, the North...

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Al Shabaab

and unlawful act in which groups or agents of some principal engage in a threatened or actual use of force or violence against human or property targets” (Understanding Terrorism Gus Martin). Terrorism is all around us from the UK, 28th June 2012 “Al-Qaeda terror suspect caught at Olympic Park” (Telegraph) and the world, 20th May 2013 “Car bombs hit Dagestan capital Makhachkala” (Euronews). It is clear we must gain as much knowledge and understanding of terrorism in order to attempt to prevent attacks...

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Al-Shabaab Analysis

Introduction: While right now the world's attention is mainly on ISIS, Al-Shabaab again successfully sent a clear message to remind the world that it still remains as one of the most dangerous extremist Islamic groups on earth, by bombing a crowded Mogadishu street on 14 October and caused more than 300 casualties, the deadliest attacks in years. This is certainly not the first time this group has attracted huge attention from the international community, it is responsible for two major attacks...

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Al Qaeda Research

Theory Al-Qaeda In 1988, one of the most dangerous criminal organizations in the world was formed. They call themselves al-Qaeda, which translates from Arabic to “The Base”, and originated in Afghanistan. Al-Qaeda is an international terrorist organization and are considered the top threat to the United States of America. The biggest attack that the group has planted was the events of September 11, 2001. When the U.S. responded with the War on Terror in Afghanistan, al-Qaeda relocated...

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The Current State and Future of Al Qaeda

Current State and Future of Al Qaeda United States President Barack Obama announced on May 1, 2011 that “Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of the most devastating attack on American soil in modern times and the most hunted man in the world, was killed in a firefight with the United States forces in Pakistan.” The death of Osama bin Laden is certainly a major blow to the Al Qaeda terrorist network causing many of its leaders to go underground. Yet, the threat of Al Qaeda still exists and many intelligence...

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