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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 Training Manual

from Al-Qaeda’s 2001 attacks, falls short of its intent to defeat transnational terrorism. While the tenets of the current counterterrorism strategy were written broadly to enable global employment, this template approach proved ineffective. While focusing its efforts on dismantling terrorist organizations in Afghanistan and Iraq, America neglected parts in Southeast Asia that provided sanctuary to Islamic terrorists. Such sanctuaries facilitated the regrouping, recruiting, and training of Al-Qaeda...

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Al Qaeda and Army of God

sinners”? Both the Islamic terrorist organization Al-Qaeda and the North American based Christian terrorist group the Army of God obviously sympathize with that statement. Each organization has set personal vendettas against the United States and the policies the US has established regarding their stray from the conservative, traditional practices within each of their faith traditions. Through that warring, essentially extremist ideology, Al-Qaeda and the Army of God have set themselves apart from...

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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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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- Shabba Terrorist Group

 Al-Shabaab or the “Youth” terrorist organization HLSS June 9, 2013 The organization Al-Shabaab, or "The Youth," is an al-Qaeda-linked group and U.S.-designated Foreign Terrorist Organization fighting for the creation of a fundamentalist Islamic state in Somalia.i The group, also known as Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen, and its Islamist affiliates once held sway over Mogadishu and major portions of the Somali countryside, but a sustained African Union...

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Al Qaida Ideology, Structure, Target and Tactics

Inside Al-Qaida: Ideology, Structure, Targets, and Tactics Monique Bates Columbia Southern University Homeland Security MSE 6201 Dr. Milen October 30, 2012 Inside Al-Qaida: Ideology, Structure, Targets, and Tactics The purpose of this paper is to briefly describe and analyze the USA Patriot Act and its abilities to prevent, protect, and/or respond to current and/or future Al-Qaida terrorists attacks. On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 of Al-Qaida’s workers hijacked four U.S...

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Who Is Al-Shabaab?

Who is Al-Shabaab? Darryl Everett Excelsior College Who is Al-Shabaab? The creation of life, the desire to remain plentiful and enjoying the fruits of the Fertile Crescent has caused wars due to rightful inheritance. This may sound like gibberish, but the Fertile Crescent area is also known as the cradle of civilization and has a history of being the birthplace of man; as well as, it is the home to many religions. Many of these habitants of this region...

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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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