Tag Archives: al Qaeda

Policy Brief no. 82: Syrian rebels give notorious terrorist organization weapons delivered by the U.S. military

Syrian rebels are now trained and armed by the U.S., in order to fight against the Islamic state (ISIL / ISIS) forces

According to official U.S. military sources quoted by Reuters, “Syrian rebels trained by the United States gave some of their equipment to the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front in exchange for safe passage”. The same open source is reporting that “the rebels surrendered six pick-up trucks and some ammunition, or about one-quarter of their issued equipment, […]

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Policy Brief No.38: U.S. airstrikes in Syria hit a ‘shadowy al Qaeda cell’. Who offered the Americans real-time and very accurate intelligence on the secretive terrorist entity?

US airstrikes in Syria

On September 23, Reuters reported that the massive U.S. airstrikes against Islamic State (ISIL) positions in Syria “also struck a blow there against a little-known cadre of hardened al Qaeda militants that posed a more immediate threat to the West”. We are speaking about “what Washington called the Khorasan Group, so shadowy that U.S. officials […]

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News Alert No.24: Algerian Muslim radicals ‘sworn loyalty’ to the Islamic State (ISIL)


A day before the start, in Paris, of an international conference aiming at forging a large coalition against the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIL), a group of Algerian Islamist radicals officially announced, on September 14, that they are joining the IS forces, Al Jazeera reports. The group we are speaking about is calling itself ‘Soldiers […]

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News Alert No.12 : Bosnia arrests 16 individuals working for Iraqi and Syrian terrorist groups

Bosnia Special Forces

On September 4, early in the morning, Euronews reported that a massive action of the Bosnian police, involving almost 200 officers, led to the arrest of “16 people on terrorism charges”. The open source we are quoting from also states that the “17 raids” have hit hard a network “involved in the financing, recruiting and […]

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