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Regrouped al Qaeda Poses Global Threat
www.online.wsj.com-August 05, 2013
Widespread U.S. embassy closures and travel alerts prompted by al Qaeda's affiliate in Yemen show how the group has proved stubbornly resilient despite more than two years of American strikes against its leaders.
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Embassy, consulate closures applauded on both sides of the aisle
www.washingtonpost.com-August 05, 2013
Rattled lawmakers in both parties applauded President Obama’s decision to shutter two dozen U.S. diplomatic posts across the Middle East and North Africa this weekend, calling the threat of a fresh terrorist attack credible, specific and the most alarming in years.
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Susan Rice trying to avoid Benghazi repeat, as AQ leader pushes for new attack
www.foxnews.com-August 05, 2013
National Security Adviser Susan Rice is playing a driving role in the decision to shutter U.S. embassies and consulates over a major terror threat, sources told Fox News, claiming the former diplomat is trying to avoid a repeat of the deadly Benghazi terror attack nearly a year ago.
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Obama’s claim he called Benghazi an ‘act of terrorism’
www.washingtonpost.com-May 14, 2013
Once again, it appears that we must parse a few presidential words. We went through this question at length during the 2012 election, but perhaps a refresher course is in order.
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Fact Check: Timeline of statements raises questions on Obama’s Benghazi claims
www.foxnews.com-May 14, 2013
Faced with mounting scrutiny over his administration's initial narrative on the Benghazi attack, President Obama on Monday called the debate a "sideshow" -- arguing he labeled the attack terrorism from the start and even dispatched a top official to the Hill to clear things up.
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Administration debates stretching 9/11 law to go after new al-Qaeda offshoots
www.washingtonpost.com-March 07, 2013
A new generation of al-Qaeda offshoots is forcing the Obama administration to examine whether the legal basis for its targeted killing program can be extended to militant groups with little or no connection to the organization responsible for the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, U.S. officials said.
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At 9/11 ceremonies, tearful storytelling and still-vivid memories
www.washingtonpost.com-September 12, 2011
The nation marked a decade since the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history with official ceremonies and private tributes Sunday to the thousands who perished inside — or protecting — the symbols of American power on Sept. 11, 2001.
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On 10th 9/11 anniversary, wounds fresh as healing continues
www.usatoday.com-September 12, 2011
After 3,652 days, everything had changed and nothing had changed.
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America marks 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 terror attacks
www.washingtonpost.com-September 11, 2011
A moment of silence at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan. The reading of names in a grassy western Pennsylvania field. A visit, by President Obama, to the Arlington National Cemetery graves of 60 U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan and Iraq.
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Hit Hard by 9/11, a Piece of Queens Struggles to Let Go
www.nytimes.com-September 11, 2011
The terrorist attacks scythed through generations of firefighters and Wall Street traders in the largely Irish-Catholic neighborhoods on the Rockaway peninsula. Also, the neighborhood’s Muslim bagel man; and the connection between the 9/11 families and wounded American soldiers.
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