A former spy inside al Qaeda speaks

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CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brian-todd-profile”>Brian Toddu003c/a> reports. “,”descriptionText”:”Osama bin Laden’s son is actually vowing to avenge his father’s death as al Qaeda is actually generating a comeback. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brian-todd-profile”>Brian Toddu003c/a> reports. “},{“title”:”US steps up airstrikes against al Qaeda”,”duration”:”02:18″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/03/03/al-qaeda-yemen-us-steps-up-airstrikes-dnt-starr-tsr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/03/03/al-qaeda-yemen-us-steps-up-airstrikes-dnt-starr-tsr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170303191536-yemen-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/03/03/al-qaeda-yemen-us-steps-up-airstrikes-dnt-starr-tsr.cnn/video/playlists/al-qaeda/”,”description”:”The US has launched more airstrikes to target the deadly terror group al Qaeda in Yemen. The group, considered one of the top threats to homeland security, has gained strength during the turmoil of Yemen’s ongoing civil war. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/barbara-starr-profile”>Barbara Starru003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”The US has launched more airstrikes to target the deadly terror group al Qaeda in Yemen. The group, considered one of the top threats to homeland security, has gained strength during the turmoil of Yemen’s ongoing civil war. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/barbara-starr-profile”>Barbara Starru003c/a> reports.”},{“title”:”​Al Qaeda ‘resurgent’ in Afghanistan​”,”duration”:”03:36″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2016/04/13/afghan-al-qaeda-resurgent-walsh-pkg.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2016/04/13/afghan-al-qaeda-resurgent-walsh-pkg.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160412225302-afghan-al-qaeda-resurgent-walsh-pkg-00024601-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2016/04/13/afghan-al-qaeda-resurgent-walsh-pkg.cnn/video/playlists/al-qaeda/”,”description”:”Al Qaeda is actually “very active” along with “a big threat” in Afghanistan, according to the country’s defense minister. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/nick-paton-walsh”>Nick Paton Walshu003c/a> has more.”,”descriptionText”:”Al Qaeda is actually “very active” along with “a big threat” in Afghanistan, according to the country’s defense minister. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/nick-paton-walsh”>Nick Paton Walshu003c/a> has more.”},{“title”:”Gunmen attack beachfront hotels in Ivory Coast”,”duration”:”02:09″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2016/03/13/ivory-coast-hotel-attack-kriel.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2016/03/13/ivory-coast-hotel-attack-kriel.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160313144129-ivory-coast-hotel-attack-kriel-00020313-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2016/03/13/ivory-coast-hotel-attack-kriel.cnn/video/playlists/al-qaeda/”,”description”:”An al Qaeda affiliate claims responsibility for the hotel attacks in Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast, where 14 civilians along with two soldiers were killed. CNN’s Robyn Kriel reports.”,”descriptionText”:”An al Qaeda affiliate claims responsibility for the hotel attacks in Grand-Bassam, Ivory Coast, where 14 civilians along with two soldiers were killed. CNN’s Robyn Kriel reports.”},{“title”:”Terrorist group more dangerous than ISIS?”,”duration”:”02:06″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/shows/situation-room”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2016/01/26/al-nusra-al-qaeda-affiliate-isis-sciutto-dnt-tsr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2016/01/26/al-nusra-al-qaeda-affiliate-isis-sciutto-dnt-tsr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/141111071633-al-nusra-fighters-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2016/01/26/al-nusra-al-qaeda-affiliate-isis-sciutto-dnt-tsr.cnn/video/playlists/al-qaeda/”,”description”:”Al Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, Jabhat al-Nusra, is actually a greater threat to the United States inside long term than is actually ISIS, a fresh report is actually charging. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/jim-sciutto”>Jim Sciuttou003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Al Qaeda’s Syrian affiliate, Jabhat al-Nusra, is actually a greater threat to the United States inside long term than is actually ISIS, a fresh report is actually charging. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/jim-sciutto”>Jim Sciuttou003c/a> reports.”},{“title”:”Terror group uses Trump in recruitment video”,”duration”:”01:26″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/tv/2016/01/02/al-shabaab-recruiting-video-features-trump-seg-newday.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”tv/2016/01/02/al-shabaab-recruiting-video-features-trump-seg-newday.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160102065548-al-shabaab-recruiting-video-features-trump-seg-newday-00001307-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/tv/2016/01/02/al-shabaab-recruiting-video-features-trump-seg-newday.cnn/video/playlists/al-qaeda/”,”description”:”An al Qaeda affiliate has apparently released a fresh recruitment video featuring a clip of Donald Trump. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/02/middleeast/al-shabaab-video-trump/index.html”>Victor Blackwell u003c/a>along with u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/victor-blackwell”>Alison Kosiku003c/a> have more.”,”descriptionText”:”An al Qaeda affiliate has apparently released a fresh recruitment video featuring a clip of Donald Trump. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/2016/01/02/middleeast/al-shabaab-video-trump/index.html”>Victor Blackwell u003c/a>along with u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/victor-blackwell”>Alison Kosiku003c/a> have more.”},{“title”:”Terror’s middle-class jihadists”,”duration”:”02:31″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/tv/2015/03/12/orig-peter-bergen-middle-class-jihadist.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”tv/2015/03/12/orig-peter-bergen-middle-class-jihadist.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/150312210101-orig-peter-bergen-middle-class-jihadist-00003329-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/tv/2015/03/12/orig-peter-bergen-middle-class-jihadist.cnn/video/playlists/al-qaeda/”,”description”:”This specific wasn’t poverty of which led Jihadi John, Osama Bin Laden, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed along with many more to become terrorists. “,”descriptionText”:”This specific wasn’t poverty of which led Jihadi John, Osama Bin Laden, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed along with many more to become terrorists. “},{“title”:”Al Qaeda affiliate gains ground in Syria”,”duration”:”03:02″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://edition.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2014/11/03/wrn-paton-walsh-syria-al-nusra-gains.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2014/11/03/wrn-paton-walsh-syria-al-nusra-gains.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/141006161824-al-nusra-front-story-top.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2014/11/03/wrn-paton-walsh-syria-al-nusra-gains.cnn/video/playlists/al-qaeda/”,”description”:”Al Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra have taken over key areas of Idlib in Syria. CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Al Qaeda affiliate al-Nusra have taken over key areas of Idlib in Syria. CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports.”},{“title”:”Movie director’s son joins al Qaeda”,”duration”:”02:15″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/shows/situation-room”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/tv/2015/10/23/movie-director-son-joins-al-qaeda-todd-donut-tsr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”tv/2015/10/23/movie-director-son-joins-al-qaeda-todd-donut-tsr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/151023180826-movie-director-son-joins-al-qaeda-todd-donut-tsr-00000106-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/tv/2015/10/23/movie-director-son-joins-al-qaeda-todd-donut-tsr.cnn/video/playlists/al-qaeda/”,”description”:”The son of a Hollywood director appears in a fresh video by al Qaeda affiliate. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brian-todd-profile”>Brian Toddu003c/a> reports.”,”descriptionText”:”The son of a Hollywood director appears in a fresh video by al Qaeda affiliate. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brian-todd-profile”>Brian Toddu003c/a> reports.”},{“title”:”Al Qaeda leader calls for U.S. attacks “,”duration”:”02:28″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”www.cnn.com/shows/situation-room”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2015/09/14/al-qaeda-leader-us-attacks-todd-dnt-tsr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2015/09/14/al-qaeda-leader-us-attacks-todd-dnt-tsr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/130805184531-ayman-al-zawahiri-story-top.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2015/09/14/al-qaeda-leader-us-attacks-todd-dnt-tsr.cnn/video/playlists/al-qaeda/”,”description”:”Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri calls for jihadists to launch lone wolf attacks inside U.S. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brian-todd-profile” target=”_blank”>Brian Toddu003c/a> reports. “,”descriptionText”:”Al Qaeda leader Ayman al Zawahiri calls for jihadists to launch lone wolf attacks inside U.S. CNN’s u003ca href=”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/brian-todd-profile” target=”_blank”>Brian Toddu003c/a> reports. “},{“title”:”U.S. kills top al Qaeda operative in Syria”,”duration”:”01:37″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/world/2015/07/22/syria-air-strike-khorasan-terror-al-qaeda-drone-leader-starr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”world/2015/07/22/syria-air-strike-khorasan-terror-al-qaeda-drone-leader-starr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/150722114045-muhsin-al-fadhli-khorasan-leader-killed-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/world/2015/07/22/syria-air-strike-khorasan-terror-al-qaeda-drone-leader-starr.cnn/video/playlists/al-qaeda/”,”description”:”The Pentagon says Muhsin al Fadhli was killed in a U.S.-led air strike in Syria. Officials say the senior al Qaeda leader wanted to attack the U.S. along with various other western targets. CNN’s Barbara Starr reports.”,”descriptionText”:”The Pentagon says Muhsin al Fadhli was killed in a U.S.-led air strike in Syria. Officials say the senior al Qaeda leader wanted to attack the U.S. along with various other western targets. 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