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US says 'grave' consequences if Syria's al-Qaida dominates Idlib province

Idlib province, the only Syrian province that is entirely under rebel control, has been a major target of Russian and Syrian aerial strikes that caused hundreds of civilians casualties.

By REUTERS
03/08/2017
Al-Qaida

Palestinian refugee camp plays battleground for ISIS, al-Qaida clashes

So far, five civilians have been killed in the fighting with 20 others wounded.

Uzi Dayan

Containing ISIS, keeping Assad weak

Former national security adviser Maj.-Gen. (res.) Uzi Dayan analyzes the Syrian arena and lays out the immediate threats to Israel’s core interests.

ISIS

Strategy, not ideology, differentiates ISIS from al-Qaida

How the Islamic State went from unruly subordinate to dominant rival.

By ROBERT SWIFT/ THE MEDIA LINE
12/02/2016
Sirte

Mali, Paris attacks fueled by complex ISIS–al-Qaida rivalry

Libyan chaos spillover blamed for much of Mali’s instability, says Israeli expert on Africa.

john kerry

Kerry: The US will 'neutralize' ISIS quicker than it did al-Qaida

"I am confident that if we stay steady, keep our heads in thinking creatively, but also being strong and committed to our fundamental values, we are going to defeat Daesh."

By REUTERS
20/11/2015
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Israel is an insignificant country

If Israel had not existed, al-Qaida and the Islamic State would nevertheless have emerged and wreaked havoc in the region.

By YOAV JLEO GIOSUÈ TENEMBAUM
24/09/2015
isis

Our World: Losing the war of ideas

Ideas are the most powerful human force. And the idea of jihad that the Obama administration will not discuss is perhaps the most powerful idea in the world’s marketplace of ideas today.

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Failed state: The US counterinsurgency strategy in Yemen

Since 9/11, US foreign policy in Yemen has focused exclusively on eradicating the threat of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.

By STEPHANIE BARIC
14/07/2015
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