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Bin Laden's son-in-law sentenced to life in prison

Bin Laden's son-in-law sentenced to life in prison

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (UPI) --Osama bin Laden's son-in-law Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was sentenced to life in prison for conspiring to kill Americans and providing material support to terrorists.
Aileen Graef
Expert cacophony

Expert cacophony

Is AQAM or ISIS the main terrorist threat facing the U.S.? A key branch of Israeli intelligence says it's still al-Qaida and that ISIS is a long term menace.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014
By United Press International
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014
By United Press International
Shirt of Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden to be 9/11 Memorial Museum display

Shirt of Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden to be 9/11 Memorial Museum display

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 (UPI) --The shirt of the member of SEAL Team 6 who killed al-Qaida head Osama bin Laden will be on public display in the 9/11 Memorial Museum starting Sunday.
Aileen Graef
Biden to Islamic State jihadists: 'We will follow them to the gates of hell'

Biden to Islamic State jihadists: 'We will follow them to the gates of hell'

CONCORD, N.H., Sept. 3 (UPI) --Vice President Joe Biden responded Wednesday to the beheading of Steven Sotloff, telling the Islamic State the U.S. will "follow them to the gates of hell."
Aileen Graef
Obama's fatal strategic flaw?

Obama's fatal strategic flaw?

IS is not Nazi Germany or the Soviet Union. It is a clear and present danger. And the absence of a comprehensive strategy will only make that danger worse.
Harlan Ullman
Opinion: Do not defer action against IS

Opinion: Do not defer action against IS

Harlan Ullman: International action against IS can work. But will Mr. Obama realize that? The world wonders.
Harlan Ullman
The new MAD: An era of assured disruption

The new MAD: An era of assured disruption

Ullman: The threat of violent Islamism can be controlled; many of our policies only intrude further on individual liberties without reducing the actual danger.
Harlan Ullman
Bill Clinton claims he could have killed Osama Bin Laden

Bill Clinton claims he could have killed Osama Bin Laden

WASHINGTON, Aug. 1 (UPI) --According to a recently unearthed interview recorded hours before 9/11, former President Bill Clinton claimed he passed on the chance to kill Osama bin Laden.
Matt Bradwell
Back to square one

Back to square one

Arnaud de Borchgrave: Chaos and anarchy and religious extremism are spreading from Libya to Iraq, moving into the vacuum of retreating U.S. military power.
Arnaud de Borchgrave, UPI Editor at Large
Al-Qaida snubs Iraq's 'Islamic State'

Al-Qaida snubs Iraq's 'Islamic State'

ISLAMABAD, July 22 (UPI) --An al-Qaida publication indicates the militant group does not intend to relinquish its power to Iraq's newly-formed "Islamic State" caliphate.
Ed Adamczyk
Popular Kim Jong Un video from China draws protest from North Korea

Popular Kim Jong Un video from China draws protest from North Korea

BEIJING, July 22 (UPI) --According to reports, a viral video depicting a photoshopped Kim Jong Un showing off his dance moves is drawing protests from North Korea.
Evan Bleier
British engineer sentenced in U.S. on terror charge

British engineer sentenced in U.S. on terror charge

NEW HAVEN, Conn., July 16 (UPI) --A British engineer who designed websites that built support for the Taliban and other Muslim groups was sentenced Wednesday to 12 1/2 years in a U.S. prison.
Frances Burns
Appeals court sets aside two of three convictions of Bin Laden media aide

Appeals court sets aside two of three convictions of Bin Laden media aide

WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) --A U.S. appeals court ruled Monday that a military commission did not have the authority to convict Osama bin Laden's media aide of all the charges against him.
Frances Burns
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The million dollar compound where al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden was hiding is shown surrounded by hills in Abbottabad, Pakistan on May 3, 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed by U.S. special forces in a firefight on May 1, 2011. UPI/Sajjad Ali Qureshi
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Soviet war in Afghanistan War on Terror:

Osama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden ( /oʊˈsɑːmə bɪn ˈlɑːdən/; Arabic: أسامة بن محمد بن عوض بن لادن‎, ʾUsāmah bin Muḥammad bin ʿAwaḍ bin Lādin; March 10, 1957 – May 2, 2011a) was the founder of Al-Qaeda, the jihadist organization responsible for the September 11 attacks on the United States and numerous other mass-casualty attacks against civilian and military targets. He was a member of the wealthy Saudi bin Laden family, and an ethnic Yemeni Kindite.

Bin Laden was on the American Federal Bureau of Investigation's (FBI) lists of Ten Most Wanted Fugitives and Most Wanted Terrorists for his involvement in the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings. From 2001 to 2011, bin Laden was a major target of the War on Terror, with a US$25 million bounty by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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