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    The Bush Administration made a very aggressive step in declaring that Iraq and Al Qaeda were allies. Even though it was widely believed throughout the United States, Iraq and Al Qaeda were never allies. Other than being natural allies, they were natural enemies, this is due to the basic nature of these groups. It was almost impossible for there to be any sort of alliance between the two. According to New York Times contributor Daniel Benjamin, he briefly stated that in the perspective of contemporary

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    violence in Iraq. Following the American invasion of 2003, numerous terrorist groups, including al-Qaeda,were fighting a guerilla campaign against the American occupiers and their colleagues in the Iraqi Security Force. The American response was to implement a surge of troops, which was successful in reducing the organization and effectiveness of al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups. But, following the 2011 withdrawal of American troops, we have recently seen a resurgence by al-Qaeda in Iraq. To understand

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    Al Qaeda

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    The middle east is a volatile region, and recent events have been furthering the suffering of its people. Al-Qaeda and its affiliated groups have been growing in size and strength recently and its presence is threatening to destabilize the region. Al-Qaeda is a radical islamist terrorist network with the overall goal of establishing a worldwide islamic caliphate. It pursues this goal by fighting against governments in the form of guerilla war, and by committing attacks on civilians. The organization

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    ISIS

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    The Islamic State of Iraq and al Sham: Notoriety in the Midst of Volatility The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham, also known as ISIS, is a revolutionary jihadist organization that has had an active role in the Middle East since it was established by Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi in 2004. Based in Iraq, they have claimed responsibility for over six thousand civilian fatalities between 2004 and 2012. In their relentless efforts to create a Sunni Islamic state in every region in which they fight, ISIS changed

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    Al Qaeda and the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) have become the two major terrorist organizations of the 21st century, not only among Islamic groups, but compared to all terrorist groups without distinction. Indeed, the two organizations are responsible of the most impressive attacks worldwide, the first one being Al Qaeda’s attacks on 9/11/2001, the deadliest and most spectacular so far. Although Islamic terrorism is only a part of what composes global terrorism, it has become

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    The Battle of Fallujah

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    outlets exploited this defeat, which in turn, bolstered Al Qaeda recruiting in Fallujah. This offensive failure and retreat was backed by a huge public outcry for troop withdrawal and successful exploitation of recruiting propaganda by the insurgents. Lieutenant General James Conway, Commander of the First Expeditionary Force (MEF), was ordered to withdrawal his Marines from Fallujah and leave the city to the insurgents1. Throughout Iraq and the Muslim world, this was perceived as a major victory

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    Many news sources from around the world have opposing views on the same event. This was evident in Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi and two news sources covering the death of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, which resulted from a U.S. airstrike. Zarqawi is a suspected terrorist and is held responsible for hundreds of mass murders, kidnappings, and beheadings. A New York Times article, “U.S. Strike Hits Insurgent at Safehouse” by John F. Burns, and an Arab News article, “Another False Promise of ‘Mission Accomplished’”

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    Imagine having the simple, most basic human necessities and rights taken away, and there is nothing that can change those circumstances. For many humans, this is not an experience encountered, but for the people living under the ISIS regime, it exists in their everyday lives. Not only are these individuals tormented and maltreated, but they also endure the disturbance of their homes, families, and daily occurrences. That is to say, nothing that is familiar to them is present and death is a constant

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    Besides, the Western takes military action to combat al Qaeda. U.S had taken military action more than 15 times in the Southern part of Yemen which is the sum of the past 10 years. U.S also sends fighters for bombing. A senior leader of al Qaeda was killed (Cri, 2012). Idea of al Qaeda cannot gain support in Islamic world Al Qaeda prefers a Jihad against non-Islamic world. However, this radical idea cannot attract people. Most people participate in terrorist attack or directly fight with U.S is

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    mass destruction, and little substantial evidence that Saddam Hussein Supported Al Qaeda. For the last year and one half, George W. Bush and his administration have told us about Iraq’s vast production of biological weapons and how Iraq was supporting Al Qaeda, but where’s the proof. [I2] The two main reasons the United States invaded Iraq were because, of stock piles of weapons and Saddam Hussein's link to Al Qaeda . Let’s start with the weapons of mass destruction. There were [I3] several

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