Al Qaeda

Two officials confirmed to The New York Times that the U.S. reportedly had a role in the killing of the man who was the heir to al Qaeda leadership.
Daniel Everette Hale, 31, was arrested on charges that include violating the Espionage Act and stealing government property.
The long-reigning dictator was toppled this week, but the consequences of his rule continue to be devastating.
The longtime Donald Trump ally complained he was seized with "greater force" than was used against drug lords El Chapo or Pablo Escobar.
Pete Souza apologized on behalf of the country to retired Adm. William McRaven.
Fewer attacks in Iraq account for much of the drop. But groups like ISIS and al Qaeda continue evolving as potent threats.
The 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force has now been used to justify U.S. military efforts in more than 20 countries.
After 14 years of imprisonment without charge, Abdul Latif Nasser thought he was finally going home. Then Donald Trump won.
Demetrius Pitts, 48, is accused of planning an attack in Cleveland with the help of an undercover FBI agent.
They say he can do that because of a 2001 authorization for use of military force. That’s questionable if not false.
Knock me down with a waffle iron.
“You never can tell who has a lighter side," the boys' father says.
Niger, 9/11 and apocalyptic humiliation.
The terror group has claimed responsibility for a series of attacks in the country since 2015.