terrorism http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19768/all en US reacts to "outing" of CIA chief http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/110509/osama-bin-laden-pakistan-cia-spy-abbottabad <p> GlobalPost has reported that the Pakistani army had &quot;full knowledge&quot; of the U.S. Navy SEAL operation to capture or kill Osama bin Laden, but both U.S. and Pakistani officials have thus far denied it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/110509/osama-bin-laden-pakistan-cia-spy-abbottabad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden terrorism World Leaders War Middle East Tue, 10 May 2011 00:57:42 +0000 News Desk 5643660 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan may allow US to question Osama bin Laden's 3 wives http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/110510/osama-bin-laden-pakistan-wives <p> U.S. investigators, already combing through material recovered from bin Laden&#39;s high-walled compound, want to question his three wives in order to trace his movements and further infiltrate the terrorist network.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/110510/osama-bin-laden-pakistan-wives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden terrorism War Pakistan Tue, 10 May 2011 14:43:56 +0000 News Desk 5643822 at http://www.globalpost.com Al Qaeda warns US, Jews of more attacks after bin Laden killing (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110511/al-qaeda-osama-bin-laden-yemen-jews-attacks-video <p> hn Kerry &mdash; the chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee &mdash; announced he would travel to Pakistan next week to try and put relations with that country &quot;back on track&quot; after bin Laden&#39;s death</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110511/al-qaeda-osama-bin-laden-yemen-jews-attacks-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Africa Al Qaeda Osama bin Laden terrorism War Politics Middle East Pakistan Wed, 11 May 2011 15:37:36 +0000 News Desk 5644091 at http://www.globalpost.com Who's on the US terror watch list? More than just terrorists, it seems. http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/110523/terror-watch-list-mubin-shaikh <p> TORONTO &mdash; Mubin Shaikh must be wondering what a man&rsquo;s got to do to prove his loyalty to Canada.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/canada/110523/terror-watch-list-mubin-shaikh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> terrorism Canada Tue, 24 May 2011 10:01:10 +0000 Sandro Contenta 5646751 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad found dead after disappearing Sunday (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110531/pakistani-journalist-killed-video <p> Shahzad wrote an article last week about the alleged infiltration of al Qaeda into Pakistan&#39;s navy</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110531/pakistani-journalist-killed-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> terrorism Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific War Pakistan Wed, 01 Jun 2011 02:09:55 +0000 News Desk 5648515 at http://www.globalpost.com British spies replace Al Qaeda bomb-making instructions with cupcake recipes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110603/mi6-cupcakes-recipes-ellen-degeneres-osama-laden-qaeda-spy <p> U.S. intelligence officials had also planned to launch a cyberattack against the terror network after the online magazine launched last June, but the CIA blocked the operation, arguing that it would expose sources and methods, according to the Telegraph.</p> <p> <br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110603/mi6-cupcakes-recipes-ellen-degeneres-osama-laden-qaeda-spy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda Google Internet Osama bin Laden terrorism Food & Drink War Offbeat Technology United Kingdom Fri, 03 Jun 2011 16:09:00 +0000 News Desk 5649068 at http://www.globalpost.com UN mulls removing Taliban names from blacklist shared with Al Qaeda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/110607/afghanistan-terror-blacklist-al-qaeda-taliban-military <p> As part of its preparations to scale back its military presence in Afghanistan this summer, the Obama administration is making peace talks a new priority.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/110607/afghanistan-terror-blacklist-al-qaeda-taliban-military" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Al Qaeda terrorism World Leaders War Tue, 07 Jun 2011 14:51:00 +0000 News Desk 5649720 at http://www.globalpost.com Taliban denies responsibility for deadly twin bombings in Peshawar, Pakistan (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110612/taliban-denies-role-pakistan-blasts-video <p> The two deadly blasts in Peshawar that killed at least 34 people and the Taliban denial of involvement came shortly after CIA Director Leon Panetta confronted Pakistani intelligence officials with what the US believes is evidence of collusion between Pakistani security officials and militants staging attacks in Afghanistan.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110612/taliban-denies-role-pakistan-blasts-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> terrorism World Leaders Conflict Zones Asia-Pacific Diplomacy War Politics Pakistan Sun, 12 Jun 2011 19:32:07 +0000 News Desk 5650776 at http://www.globalpost.com "Wish list" of potential terrorism targets shows up on Jihadi web forum http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110616/al-qaeda-internet-hit-list-lists-targets-us-iraq <p> The &quot;wish list&quot; of potential targets includes Defense Department officials, officials at defense contractors, members of Congress and private individuals in the US and overseas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/technology-news/110616/al-qaeda-internet-hit-list-lists-targets-us-iraq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan War Al Qaeda Internet Iraq War terrorism Business Conflict Zones War Iraq Middle East Technology Fri, 17 Jun 2011 02:23:00 +0000 News Desk 5651704 at http://www.globalpost.com Dozens die in twin blasts near Baghdad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/110705/dozens-die-twin-blasts-baghdad-iraq-war-terrorism <p> &ldquo;It was a double explosion. The first was caused by a car bomb. We have no idea what the second was, whether a suicide bomber or a roadside bomb,&rdquo; Taji municipality chief Raad al-Tamimi told Reuters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iraq/110705/dozens-die-twin-blasts-baghdad-iraq-war-terrorism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iraq terrorism Conflict Zones War Iraq Middle East Tue, 05 Jul 2011 13:08:00 +0000 News Desk 5669273 at http://www.globalpost.com Somali is indicted in NYC on terrorism charges after secret detention by U.S. on Navy ship http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/110706/us-indicts-somali-terrorism-new-york-after-holding-ship <p> The U.S. Congress hasn&#39;t allowed detainees to be moved from the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the U.S. for trial.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/110706/us-indicts-somali-terrorism-new-york-after-holding-ship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Al Qaeda Guantanamo Bay Obama Somalia terrorism Conflict Zones Military War Politics United States Wed, 06 Jul 2011 05:22:00 +0000 News Desk 5669533 at http://www.globalpost.com Pakistan orders bin Ladens held during inquiry into SEAL raid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110706/osama-bin-laden-pakistan-seals-al-qaeda <p> Pakistan has a history of inquiries that have been met with interference from the powerful military and intelligence service.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/pakistan/110706/osama-bin-laden-pakistan-seals-al-qaeda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Osama bin Laden terrorism Conflict Zones Pakistan Wed, 06 Jul 2011 16:07:00 +0000 News Desk 5669613 at http://www.globalpost.com Letting an old friend go http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-casbah/letting-old-friend-go <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> After a five-month uprising and an assassination attempt against him, the US is telling Yemen’s President Saleh to step down. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Annasofie Flamand and Hugh Macleod </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> White House counterterrorism chief John Brennan is on a mission to do what civil war, secession, rebellion, attempted assassination, an economy in meltdown and week after week of mass protests have so far failed to achieve: Persuade Yemen&rsquo;s canny, tribesman president of 33 years to<a href="http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5iBYG1n5j4tHhFeH6NvJAiXKCQWxA?docId=60fc92ef57764ee39ea18cf2e3367175"> step down</a>.</p> <p> Brennan flew into Saudi Arabia this week to meet long time US ally President Ali Abdullah Saleh who has been receiving medical treatment in the kingdom since a bomb explosion in his palace left him with <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-casbah/president%E2%80%99s-tv-appearance-shock-viewers-yemen">severe burns</a>.</p> <p> Brennan asked President Saleh to &ldquo;expeditiously&rdquo; agree to a transition deal where he would transfer power to the vice president and step down, in exchange for immunity from prosecution for corruption.</p> <p> Saleh said he viewed the proposal as a &ldquo;basis&rdquo; for a national dialogue, comments sure to be taken by his opponents as proof he will never willingly step down.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-casbah/letting-old-friend-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda Dictators terrorism Yemen Middle East The Casbah Wed, 13 Jul 2011 19:50:00 +0000 Annasofie Flamand and Hugh Macleod 5670413 at http://www.globalpost.com Osama bin Laden was planning attack on U.S President http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110715/osama-bin-laden-was-planning-911-anniversary-att <p> Bin Laden and his operations chief swapped views about the composition of the attack team</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/110715/osama-bin-laden-was-planning-911-anniversary-att" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Osama bin Laden terrorism World Leaders Conflict Zones Pakistan United States Fri, 15 Jul 2011 08:05:00 +0000 News Desk 5670600 at http://www.globalpost.com Holiday reading for terrorists http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-casbah/holiday-reading-terrorists-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Aspiring jihadists can browse the new issue of Al Qaeda’s English-language magazine ‘Inspire’, edited by a US citizen, and out on the web now. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Annasofie Flamand and Hugh Macleod </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The summer issue of <a href="http://www.investigativeproject.org/3049/latest-al-qaida-magazine-touts-gains-and-losses">Inspire</a> promises fascinating reading for budding terrorists, brimming with information of victories on the battlefield and stories about martyrs.</p> <p> Its cover story, &lsquo;Sadness, Contentment, and Aspiration,&rsquo; focuses on Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula&rsquo;s (AQAP) ongoing battles in Yemen.</p> <p> &ldquo;They obliterated the apostate army,&rdquo; the article says about its soldiers, &ldquo;took millions of dollars from them, and were able to obtain enormous heaps of ghanimah [booty].&rdquo; The magazine&rsquo;s sixth issue also claims AQAP has seized &ldquo;everything from tanks, hummers, anti-aircraft weaponry, armored vehicles, and all sorts of heavy and light weapons.&rdquo;</p> <p> Less grandiosely, Inspire also deals with the killing by US Special Forces of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, lamenting the &ldquo;loss of a great leader&rdquo; and congratulating him for achieving martyrdom. Inspire pledges that his death will have little effect on the future of the organization.</p> <p> &ldquo;The news,&rdquo; writes American citizen, <a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1319845/Samir-Khan-talks-pride-traitor-Al-Qaeda-magazine.html">Samir Khan</a>, believed to be the editor of Inspire, &ldquo;brought us a mixed sentiment of sadness, contentment and aspiration.&rdquo;</p> <p> Khan, 24, from North Carolina, was on an FBI watch list when he travelled to Yemen three years ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-casbah/holiday-reading-terrorists-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Al Qaeda terror terrorism Yemen Middle East The Casbah Wed, 20 Jul 2011 17:37:00 +0000 Annasofie Flamand and Hugh Macleod 5671035 at http://www.globalpost.com