The Guardian has described five distinct phases in the development of al-Qaeda:
beginnings in the late 1980s, a "wilderness" period in ...
Mar 17, 2014 ... Al Qaeda Core: A Short History « | Foreign Policy | the Global Magazine of News
Jul 20, 2004 ... Al-Qaeda, meaning "the base", was created in 1989 as Soviet forces withdrew
from Afghanistan and Osama Bin Laden and his colleagues ...
Jul 20, 2007 ... The true roots of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network stem from the decade-
long conflict that plagued Afghanistan from 1979-1989.
Sep 19, 2014 ... Much like Al Qaeda, the Islamic State (ISIS) is made-in-the-USA, an instrument ...
The fact that the United States has a long and torrid history of ...
Al-Qaeda began as a logistical network to support Muslims fighting against the ...
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From where did Al-Qaeda come? While its actions are well known, its intellectual
origins are not. Many scholars and analysts depict the group as a new ...
Jun 6, 2012 ... Introduction; What is al-Qaeda? What are al-Qaeda's origins? Where does al-
Qaeda operate? Is al-Qaeda connected to other terrorist ...
Jun 16, 2016 ... The article below describes the origins of Al Qaeda: The Base, by Pierre-Henry
Bunel, a former agent for French military intelligence.
Sep 11, 2016 ... The article below describes the origins of Al Qaeda: The Base, by ... “Al Qaida
was neither a terrorist group nor Osama bin Laden's personal ...