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November 14th, 2014
10:48 AM ET

Are ISIS and al Qaeda joining forces?

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki speaks to Wolf Blitzer about reports that ISIS and al Qaeda are merging together.


Filed under: al Qaeda • ISIS • Jen Psaki • National security • State Department • Terror
September 25th, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Could al Qaeda group still attack U.S.?

The U.S. struck an al Qaeda offshoot called Khorasan in Syria, but some fear the group will still attack U.S. interests.

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Filed under: al Qaeda • ISIS • Khorasan • National security • Pamela Brown • Terror
September 18th, 2014
10:25 PM ET

New al Qaeda cell concerns U.S. officials

An al Qaeda cell operating in Syria is posing a new threat to the U.S. CNN's Pamela Brown has the details.

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Filed under: al Qaeda • National security • Pamela Brown • Syria • Target • Terror
September 10th, 2014
12:32 PM ET

ISIS: Picking up where Al Qaeda left off

Jim Sciutto explains the similarities and differences between these Islamist jihadis.

 

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Filed under: al Qaeda • Iraq • ISIS • Jim Sciutto • National security • Terror
June 30th, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Al Qaeda building 'undetectable' bombs?

CNN's Jim Sciutto reports on claims that al Qaeda is building new bombs that cannot be detected by traditional means.


Filed under: al Qaeda • Jim Sciutto • National security • Situation Room • Terror
May 20th, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Al Qaeda targeting US using 3 strategies

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on three separate strategies that al Qaeda is using to target Europe and the United States.


Filed under: al Qaeda • Barbara Starr • National security • Situation Room • Terror • Wolf Blitzer
May 15th, 2014
09:08 PM ET

Who is winning Yemen's propaganda war?

Propaganda war in Yemen intensifies with shocking video of terrorist brutality released by al Qaeda affiliate, AQAP.

May 15th, 2014
12:35 AM ET

A warning to U.S.: Terrorists swarming Syria

In an interview with CNN, the President of the Syrian Opposition Coalition has some stern words for the United States and the Western world, slamming them for not coming to the aid of Syrian rebels fighting against the brutal regime of President Bashar al-Assad. But perhaps more importantly, he has a troubling warning: Syria is being overrun by Islamic jihadists, and they may threaten the West down the line. CNN's Jim Sciutto reports.


Filed under: al Qaeda • Jim Sciutto • National security • Syria • Terror
May 6th, 2014
06:44 PM ET

Extremist terrorist groups growing in Africa

CNN's Barbara Starr looks at rising extremist groups, especially al Qaeda affiliates and Nigeria-based Boko Haram, that are taking over regions of Africa.


Filed under: Africa • al Qaeda • Barbara Starr • Boko Haram • International affairs
April 22nd, 2014
07:05 PM ET

U.S. aids Yemeni counter-terror mission

News that broke in "The Situation Room": U.S. personnel helped Yemenis conduct a counter-terror operation, including helicopter missions and drone strikes, that may have killed al Qaeda's top bomb maker. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.


Filed under: al Qaeda • Barbara Starr • National security • Yemen
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