Friday, November 15, 2013

Official: Al-Qaeda in Iraq strongest since 2006

Sinan Salaheddin
Associated Press
November 14, 2013

The head of the national counterterrorism center says the al-Qaeda affiliate in Iraq is the strongest it’s been since a peak in 2006.

Matt Olsen says al-Qaeda in Iraq has increased the pace of attacks this year.

Olsen is testifying to a Senate committee on the current terror threat to the U.S.

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