Tags » AQAP

al-Qaeda responds to al-'Adnani : Shaykh Khalid al-Batarfi

Video message published by al-Qaeda on the Arabic Peninsula and al-Qaeda in the Maghreb on November 1, 2015 in reaction of the last audio-statement by The Islamic State’s spokesman Abu Muhammad al-‘Adnani… 4,478 more words


The threat of international terrorism in North America; Lessons and epiphanies from the Boston Bombing (May 16th, 2013)

“Boston Strong” has become a rallying call for Americans. Short and sweet, the phrase ushers in mixed emotions as well images of great horror mingled amongst moments of extreme sacrifice. 4,681 more words

North America

Yemen Faces a Catastrophe as Violence Intensifies

The Saudi-led fight against Houthi rebels in Yemen will lead to irreversible consequences for the stability of the country and its people.

Published on the Fair Observer October 2, 2015 10 more words

All Posts

Yemen's biggest but least reckoned threat

While Saudis and Houthis fight to the death, terrorism is the one gaining the upper hand
With the world focused on other Middle Eastern areas and other Middle Eastern tragedies, Yemen is finding itself abandoned to a civil war that over the last 6 months has been tearing the country apart. 1,438 more words

Middle East

U.S. Policy Advisors on the Middle East Region

John Price (Ambassador to Mauritius, Seychelles and Comoros, 2002-2005)

Cross-posted from Ambassador Price’s September 28, 2015 blog post.


The world is wondering why the United States has moved so slowly to wipe out radical Islamist groups, as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) that are destabilizing much of the Middle East and parts of Africa. 1,386 more words

Foreign Policy

Yemen's Conflict Not Over Yet

Saudi Arabia and its coalition of primarily Sunni states that have been battling the Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen this year appear to be winding down their offensive by attempting to restore the power of the government of President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi. 626 more words


Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri Calls Muslims To "Lone Wolf" Attacks on U.S., Other Western Nations, "Crusader Coalition"

“Take the war to the heart of the homes and cities of the crusader West and specifically America.”

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. Photo credit AP and SITE Intel… 92 more words