al Qaeda
Sep 2014

Obama’s preemptive war

Noah Rothman Sep 24, 2014 8:01 AM

All things old are new again.

US hits Khorasan group in air strikes on Syria

Ed Morrissey Sep 23, 2014 8:01 AM

Syria: We got advance notice from Kerry.

Losing the ideological war?

Petraeus: Don’t overestimate ISIS

Allahpundit Sep 12, 2014 4:01 PM


Not wrong, but not right either.

Thirteen years ago: Never forget

Ed Morrissey Sep 11, 2014 9:21 AM

The way we were.

Preemptive surrender.

Don’t call it a comeback.

Aug 2014
Jul 2014

Threat rising?

Connected to “core” al-Qaeda?

Jun 2014

AQ affiliate the first to sign up?

Forward, and at a charging pace.

Don’t bet on another Anbar Awakening.

US intel caught by surprise by ISIS sweep in Iraq?

Ed Morrissey Jun 13, 2014 8:31 AM

Looking for the last plane out.

Quotes of the day

Allahpundit Jun 12, 2014 10:31 PM


“Could all this have been avoided? Absolutely yes!”

Iraqi Kurds seize Kirkuk as army flees

Ed Morrissey Jun 12, 2014 8:01 AM

ISIS marching on Baghdad next.


May 2014

“Just because we have the best hammer does not mean that every problem is a nail.”

“Over my dead body.”

But “not negotiating”?

“And this will remain in effect until further notice.”

Video: Link between synthetic drugs and terrorism?

Ed Morrissey May 08, 2014 10:41 AM

One Alabama smoke shop allegedly sent $38 million to Yemen.

What difference at this point would it make?

Apr 2014


Has al-Qaeda taken over a secret US base in Libya?

Ed Morrissey Apr 23, 2014 10:01 AM

Plus, a “citizens committee” on Benghazi.


Video: Did we miss the al-Qaeda convention?

Ed Morrissey Apr 16, 2014 8:41 AM

“We must eliminate the cross.”

Feb 2014

Obama considering military action in Syria again?

Ed Morrissey Feb 20, 2014 10:41 AM

Transmit this to Putin.

The same debate, cont’d.

‘The al Qaeda threat is real. It is getting out of hand.’

Jan 2014

Decision points.


Video: Al-Qaeda a “jayvee” team?

Ed Morrissey Jan 21, 2014 5:21 PM

Blowing off Benghazi.

Video: Should media outlets publish KSM’s manifesto?

Ed Morrissey Jan 15, 2014 12:01 PM

“They are enemies of the United States.”

NYT hardest hit?

White House disputes Gates memoir claims

Mary Katharine Ham Jan 07, 2014 10:01 PM

Just the first volley and return in what is sure to be a pretty consuming tussle for the next week. …