Syrian Jihad: The Weakening of al-Qaeda’s Leadership

In an unexpected and unprecedented turn of events, al-Qaeda members and jihadists from all over the world who embrace the ideology of global jihad are now doubting the group's leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, and calling for his removal.

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Al-Qaeda-Affiliates Expand Online Platform to Twitter

On December 5, 2013, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) joined the long list of al-Qaeda affiliates with a presence on Twitter.

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Similarities in Tactics in Major Attacks on Western Targets in 2013: A Look at Tigantourine and Westgate

Two of the most high-profile jihadi attacks during 2013 displayed a striking similarity in targets and tactics, raising the possibility that the attacks are on the vanguard of an emerging trend in jihadi operations.

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