Counterterrorism

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 13:54
The Yemen-based branch of Al Qaeda confirmed on Wednesday that the group's No. 2 figure, a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner, was killed in a U.S. drone strike.
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 12:36
The Sinai security crisis could potentially affect the smooth implementation of the army-sponsored transition plan, meaning that solving this security problem—rather than just containing it—should be a priority for the Egyptian army.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 14:08
Algerian security forces are stepping up operations against al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM). At least six gunmen were killed in two separate operations last week.
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 14:16
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes address the outcome of the G8 Summit, details of humanitarian aid to Syria and expected challenges ahead in dealing with the Syrian crisis, President Obama's upcoming schedule, the U.S. alliance with Europe on the global war on terror, and talks in Doha, Qatar on the Taliban in Afghanistan.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 12:07
Press Office Director Patrick Ventrell addresses the upcoming Egypt protests, support for the Syrian opposition, foreign fighters in Syria, Qatar's new Amir, the Middle East peace process, and a missing citizen in Ecuador.

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