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Al Qaida

Aug 2, 2013 — The State Department said it was concerned about possible attacks against U.S. citizens and interests by al-Qaida.
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Apr 27, 2012 — A new Obama campaign ad features former President Bill Clinton praising Obama for giving the risky order for Navy SEALS to kill Osama bin Laden, a decision that could have had disastrous political results if it had failed. The ad essentially asks what would Mitt Romney have done and highlights 2007 statements that make it sound like bin Laden would have been a low priority for him.
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May 12, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, protecting residents in assisted living facilities, and what to expect next from Al Qaida. In the second hour, the authors of Born in Africa discuss the origins of man, and Ruben Navarrette on what Latinos need to do to make their voice heard.
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May 2, 2011 — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a blunt warning to followers of Osama bin Laden, especially Taliban members in Pakistan and Afghanistan: You cannot wait us out. You cannot defeat us.
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Jul 13, 2010 — Uganda made several arrests in the weekend terrorist bombings that killed at least 76 people.
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Jun 21, 2010 — Faisal Shazad, Times Sq Bomber, Pleads Guilty
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