Bin Laden and the Affiliates: The Evidence of the Abbottabad Documents (Part One)

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A few weeks ago, documents seized during the 2011 raid that killed Usama Bin Ladin were released to the public for the first time. While only a tiny fraction of the total number captured in Abbottabad, the newly available documents offer a rare opportunity to reexamine a series of assumptions and conclusions about al-Qaeda (AQ), Bin Laden, and the U.S. war with AQ.

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Tunisia Attack Comes After Repeated Calls by IS for Violence in the Country

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The Islamic State (IS) claimed credit for the raid on the Bardo Museum in the Tunisian capital, Tunis, and warned that the attack is the "first drop of the rain." The group identified the attackers as Abu Zakaria al-Tunisi and Abu Anas al-Tunisi.

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TTP Jamat-ul-Ahrar Claims Bombings on Lahore Churches

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The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) offshoot Jamat-ul-Ahrar claimed credit for suicide bombings on two churches in Lahore, Pakistan. Ehsanullah Ehsan, the group’s spokesman, tweeted the claim on March 15 and stated that it had been carried out by the group’s “Aafia Siddique Brigade.”

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Australian Suicide Bomber in Iraq: Another Reminder of IS’s All-Encompassing Recruitment Aim

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The recent Islamic State (IS) suicide bombing in Ramadi, Iraq by "Abu Abdullah al-Australi," the alias of Australian teenager Jake Bilardi, has brought shock to Australia and other Western countries. However, news of Bilardi's suicide mission may be less surprising considering the past year of Western-aimed propaganda from IS—much of which specifically directed at Australia.

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IS Video Shows Execution of Purported Palestinian Mossad Spy

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The Islamic State (IS) released a video showing the execution of Mohammad Said Ismail Musallam, a Palestinian hostage who allegedly confessed to being "an agent for the Israeli Mossad."

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