When terrorists kill terrorists it is a good day (provided that innocent civilians do not also die in the process). One less terrorist to worry about is a good thing.
On this day in 1992 Al Qaeda was behind the bombing of a Movenpick Hotel in Aden, Yemen that killed a tourist and an employee.
One sure sign that someone is become radicalised, perhaps violently so, is their rejection of democracy.
Three German soldiers serving with the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan were wounded by a Taliban bomb in November 2004.
After a failed first attempt, in 2000 Al Qaeda carried out a successful bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen, killing 17 sailors and wounding 39.
Two AQ terrorists attacked unarmed US Marines engaged in exercises on Kuwait’s Failaka Island in 2002, killing one and wounding one.
September 11, 2001 was a Tuesday. And a glorious Tuesday it was. I had walked to my job at CSIS – the Canadian Security Intelligence Service – as was my usual practice.
On this day in 1998, US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania were bombed in by Al Qaeda in a massive attack that killed more than 200 and wounded thousands.
On this day in 2005, an Al Qaeda-linked terrorist group known as the Abdallah Azzam Brigades set off bombs in the Egyptian Red Sea resort killing 88.
Al Qaeda member Mohamed Harkat should have been sent back to his native Algeria decades ago: why is he still here in Canada?