Qaeda, Al

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Qaeda, Al:

see Al QaedaAl Qaeda
or Al Qaida
[Arab.,=the base], Sunni Islamic terrorist organization with the stated goals of uniting all Muslims and establishing a transnational, strict-fundamentalist Islamic state.
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The President went on to say that Al Qaeda, Al -Shabab and other terrorist groups put no value in African life seeing the continent, "as a potential place where you can carry out ideological battles that kill innocents without regard to long-term consequences for their short-term tactical gains.
CIA Director Leon Panetta has disclosed that he was aware of reports that Pakistan was assisting the Afghan government in negotiating with the militants, but said that there is no concrete evidence to suggest that "there is a real interest among the Taliban, the militant allies of al Qaeda, al Qaeda itself, the Haqqanis, TTP and other militant groups".
We really have not seen any firm intelligence that there's a real interest [in reconciliation] among the Taliban, the militant allies of Al Qaeda, Al Qaeda itself, the Haqqanis, TTP, other militant groups," Panetta told the ABC News in an interview.
Taliban are different with Al Qaeda, Al Qaeda is a totally different organization, which has killed thousands of Americans, and Pakistanis.
Engaging in targeted counterterrorism operations against al Qaeda, al Qaeda affiliated groups, and other international terrorist organizations.
One of the most dangerous branches of Al Qaeda, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is present in Yemen.