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AP source: Obama focusing on al-Qaida, not Taliban

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AP source: Obama focusing on al-Qaida, not Taliban
By JENNIFER LOVEN, AP White House Correspondent Jennifer Loven, Ap White House Correspondent 35 mins ago
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is prepared to accept some Taliban involvement in Afghanistan's political future and appears inclined to send only as many more U.S. troops to Afghanistan as are needed to keep al-Qaida at bay, a senior administration official said Thursday.

WJR radio Detroit interview: U.S. must learn to win hearts in the mideast says counter-terrorism

expert. This guy says Al Qaida is very small. We spend huge money to defeat them. But we must learn to win hearts to diminsh their following. http://wjr.com/Article.asp?id=1289245&spid=6552

Al-Qaeda supports McCain

Al-Qaeda is watching the U.S. stock market's downward slide with something akin to jubilation, with its leaders hailing the financial crisis as a vindication of its strategy of crippling America's economy through endless, costly foreign wars against Islamist insurgents.

How dangerous is Al Qaida?

Der Spiegel has interviewed seven experts about the threat Al Qaida poses today. Here is a synoposis of each person's view.

1) Reuven Paz, Israel: Al Qaida is a worldwide model for both terrorism and insurgency.
2) Rohan Gunaratna, Singapore: Current American strategy is oriented toward lethal and kinetic force. It is not suitable to fight the jihadism.

wiretap law foiled German terror plot, say U.S. intel officials

WASHINGTON - Top intelligence leaders boasted that a new
wiretap law helped foil a terror plot in Germany, as Al Qaeda
threatened another video from Osama Bin Laden for today's 9/11
anniversary.

Al Qaeda's media wing, As-Sahab, posted a banner ad on jihadi Web sites promoting a second clip of Bin Laden in five days.

McCain confused about Iraq, Iran, Al-Qaeda

Speaking to reporters in Amman, the Jordanian capital, McCain said he and two Senate colleagues traveling with him continue to be concerned about Iranian operatives “taking al-Qaeda into Iran, training them and sending them back.”

New Tape: Al Qaeda No. 2 Wants 200,000-300,000 U.S. Dead in Iraq

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/story?id=3143623

New Tape: Al Qaeda No. 2 Wants 200,000-300,000 U.S. Dead in Iraq
Ayman al-Zawahiri Says Al Qaeda Wants to Spill More U.S. Blood Before America Withdraws
Mocks Recent U.S. Legislation for Troop Withdrawal...

Ohio man charged with helping al Qaeda (Columbus, Ohio)

Ohio man charged with helping al Qaeda
POSTED: 12:13 p.m. EDT, April 12, 2007

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