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- n. a political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
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The same charge of providing their own services to a terrorist group would also be the undoing of a group of Yemeni-Americans living in upstate New York who traveled to Afghanistan on something of a jihad vacation in 2001.
One way of measuring the pain that the drone program had inflicted on al-Qaeda was the number of audio-and videotapes that the terrorist group had released through its propaganda arm, Al Sahab.
So, even building the simple gun-type nuclear device of the kind that was dropped on Hiroshima would be extraordinarily difficult for a terrorist group because of the problem of accumulating sufficient quantities of HEU.
This was many years before the name of bin Laden’s terrorist group became public and was a term that was then unknown even to many of the foot soldiers in his training camps.
And so, between 2006 and 2008, AQI shrank from an insurgent organization that controlled territory larger than the size of New England to a rump terrorist group that would still remain a spoiler of Iraq’s fragile peace, but it was never likely to regain its iron grip on much of Sunni Iraq.