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By: Middle East Observatory  09-12-2011

Last Updated: Sep 22, 2011 - 10:48:24 AM


Sep 19, 2011 - 12:20:34 PM


The man became a legend. The legend became an image, a mark. The image became an icon! Now that the icon is broken, the main focal questions are the following:

  • By breaking this icon, did the U.S. make bin Laden become a myth?
  • If yes, would bin Laden as a myth be more dangerous than before?
  • If yes, what is the very nature of such a danger?
  • What really happened?
  • Is it a fatal deathblow?
  • The Meanings and consequences?
  • What will eventually happen?


May 16, 2010 - 8:18:42 AM

Where Islamist Jihadist Organisations Thrive
Militants have thrown up a serious challenge to the authority of the Pakistani Federal Government in every province in the country. Sindh province and Karachi city in particular are no different. Bombs, arrests, kidnappings and link to regional and International terrorism had been reported in Karachi in the past two month. David Coleman Headley confessions to the FBI, reveals that the Pakistani government remains keen to allow favored segments of the Islamist terror infrastructure to grow. Karachi was fast becoming a terror coordination centre, where banned militant groups routinely dispatch their cadets.

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Jan 2, 2010 - 12:21:20 PM

In 2004, a serious of Jihadists attacks and killings of Western contractors in Saudi Arabia. In the light of these attacks that shook the stability of Saudi Arabia and the exodus of foreign workers, the Saudi authorities moved aggressively to eliminate the threat from the militant organizations. It took the Saudi government more than 3 years, and a general mobilization of the tribal, religious and military factions to regain the upper hand by killing key jihadist figures, arresting others and dismantling several cells across the country. In order to ease the pressure from its clamp on the Jihadists, the Saudi government introduced several reforms at the governmental, social and religious levels.  Recent activities in and around the kingdom strongly suggest that the threat is becoming significant, increasingly active and focused against foreign and domestic targets.

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Mar 23, 2008 - 3:53:19 PM

The following is an example of old reports and Analysis done by the MIddle East Observatory:

  • Italy & Islam - Immigration & Integration (Grand Mosque) - 10/11/05
  • Islamist Fundamentalists vs Italian Pantomime Troop - 10/11/05
  • Al Qaeda vs Italy - Seif al Adl - 11/04/05
  • Jordan - Al Qaeda & Ghazwat Amman (Analysis) - 11/10/05
  • Tripoli, Lebanon and the support to Iraq Resistance - 11/15/05
  • Al Qaeda Asymmetric Warfare doctrine - 1/12/06
  • Report: Younis Tsouli, alias Irhabi007 (i.e. Terrorist 007) - 3/09/06
  • Synthesis of the book Ayman al Zawahiri as I knew him - 03/30/05
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