Tag: Al-Qaeda

Blind Sheikh Dead But His Network Lives On in America

By Ryan Mauro • National Security Analyst, Clarion Project• The “Blind Sheikh” Omar Abdel-Rahman, best known for his role in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, has just died in prison, but his “work” lives on. He was not only a U.S.-based leader of the Gamaa Islamiyya terrorist group, but part of the connective tissue of […]

FBI Documents Link Fuqra to Al-Qaeda

The Clarion Project has obtained newly-declassified FBI documents from 2003 revealing that Jamaat ul Fuqra, also known as Muslims of America (MOA), had ties with al-Qaeda in Pakistan. The group is best known for its network of about 22 Islamist compounds on American soil. The FBI reports show there was a counter-terrorism investigation into Jamaat […]