would, "redouble our efforts, working with Uganda, working with the African Union, to make sure that organizations like [Al -Shabab] are not able to kill Africans with impunity." 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." The U.S.
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."
Several politicians say there are tangible evidences that could prove that Qatar supports terror groups such as Al Qaeda, Al
Nusra Front and the Muslim Brotherhood.
Although the majority of Muslims worldwide do no support Al Qaeda, Al
Qaeda is constantly seeking to reinvigorate the global jihad movement by exploiting the widespread suffering, resentment, and anger in the Muslim world and turning it against the United States and its allies.
Themed "Means to face Qatari conspiracies against our Arab world", the seminar - which was chaired by MENA chairman and editor-in-chief Aly Hassan - shed light on Qatar's support for terrorist organizations, atop of which Al Qaeda, Al
Nusra Front and the Muslim Brotherhood, accusing it of acting to destabilize the Arab world and undermine its security and peace.
One of the most dangerous branches of Al Qaeda, Al
Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is present in Yemen.
Yemenhas been in turmoil since mass protests forced out PresidentAli Abdullah Salehin 2012 after more than three decades in power, and it is struggling with southern separatists and northern rebels as well as attacks by one of the most active branches of al Qaeda, Al
Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP).