Meeting an Al Qaeda Leader

VICE News, November 5, 2015 By Reese Erlich A radical Islamic cleric once described as Osama bin Laden’s right-hand man in Europe says that Syria can no longer function as a nation state, and will be permanently fragmented into zones controlled by various rebel groups.   “Syria will be torn into pieces,” said Abu Qatada … Continue reading

Terror Groups Compete With the West for Rebel Recruits in Jordan

Vice News, November 23, 2015 by Reese Erlich  Earlier this month, a Jordanian police captain opened fire at a police training center in Amman, killing at least five people before he was shot dead himself.   Among his victims were a South African and two US citizens working for DynCorp International, a military contractor used … Continue reading