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In this Nov. 21, 2013, file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba — a camp that was used as the first detention facility for al Qaeda and Taliban militants who were captured after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the U.S. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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FILE - In this April 23, 2013 file photo, a suspected Yemeni al-Qaida militant, center, holds a banner as he stands behind bars during a court hearing in state security court in Sanaa, Yemen. In a competition with the Islamic State group for recruits and prestige across the Middle East, al-Qaida has sought to distinguish itself from its rival's bloodthirstiness, taking an approach that in jihadi circles would be considered pragmatic. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

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This image from video released Jan. 23, 2009, by al-Malahim Media Foundation and provided by IntelCenter on Dec. 30, 2009, shows the leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, identified by the IntelCenter as Nasir al-Wahishi, in Yemen. Al Qaeda on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, confirmed that al-Wahishi, its No. 2 figure and leader of its powerful Yemeni affiliate, was killed in a U.S. strike, making it the harshest blow to the global militant network since the killing of Osama bin Laden. (IntelCenter via AP, File)

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This undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), now called the Islamic State group, marching in Raqqa, Syria. **FILE**

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****COPYRIGHT CLAIM****FILE - This is an undated file photo of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, in Afghanistan. Say you're sorry. That's what the Pakistani government says it wants from the United States in order to jump-start a number of initiatives between the two countries that would help the hunt for al Qaeda in Pakistan and smooth the end of the war in Afghanistan. Pakistan wants the U.S. to apologize for a border incident in November 2011 in which the U.S. killed 24 Pakistani troops in an airstrike. The Pakistanis have put the apology at the top of a long list of demands to address what they see as insults to national pride and sovereignty _ from the Navy SEAL raid onto Pakistani territory last year that killed Osama bin Laden to the steady U.S. drone strikes on Pakistani territory. (AP Photo, File)

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Al Qaeda fighters wave flags as they patrol the streets in a commandeered Iraqi military vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq, March 20, 2014. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Al Qaeda confirmed on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 that Yemeni cleric Ibrahim al-Rubaish was killed in a drone strike. (Image: MEMRI.org)

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CORRECTS SPELLING OF FIRST NAME TO ZACARIAS - FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Sherburne County Sheriff Office shows al-Qaida member Zacarias Moussaoui. Attorneys for Saudi Arabia say a judge should reject claims by families of victims of the Sept. 11 attacks that new evidence shows agents of the kingdom "directly and knowingly" helped the hijackers. They also urged the judge to disregard claims by Moussaoui, who says it was a lie that Saudi Arabia cut ties with al-Qaida in 1994. (AP Photo/Sherburne County, Minn., Sheriff's Office, File)

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President Obama's proposal for a new authorization for the use of military force would leave in place a 2001 war resolution authorizing the fight against al Qaeda. The president already has been using the 2001 resolution to justify six months of airstrikes and other combat operations against Islamic State fighters. (Associated Press)

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President Obama has been ordering airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq for more than six months, citing under authorizations from 2001 and 2002 to fight al Qaeda and send troops to Iraq. (Associated Press)

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Taliban and al Qaeda detainees sit in a holding at Camp X-Ray at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in this Jan. 11, 2002 photo. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 23, 2013 file photo, a suspected Yemeni al-Qaida militant, center, holds an Islamist banner as he stands behind bars during a court hearing in state security court in Sanaa, Yemen. Arabic on flag reads, "There is no God but Allah and Mohammed is the messenger of God." Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, suspected of having ties to the attackers in Paris, has been the most active of the terror network's branches in trying to strike in the West. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)

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FILE - In this May 3, 2011 file photo, local residents gather outside a house, where al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden was caught and killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan. After U.S. Navy SEALs killed Osama bin laden in Pakistan in May 2011, top CIA officials secretly told lawmakers that information gleaned from brutal interrogations played a key role in what was one of the spy agency’s greatest successes. CIA director Leon Panetta repeated that assertion in public, and it found its way into a critically acclaimed movie about the operation, Zero Dark Thirty, which depicts a detainee offering up the identity of bin Laden’s courier, Abu Ahmad al- Kuwaiti, after being tortured at a CIA “black site.” As it turned out, Bin Laden was living in al Kuwaiti’s walled family compound, so tracking the courier was the key to finding the al-Qaida leader. (AP Photo/B.K.Bangash,File)

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The late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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In this undated file image posted by the Raqqa Media Center, a Syrian opposition group, on Monday, June 30, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State group parade in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, File)

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This undated file image posted on a militant website on Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching in Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Militant Website, File)

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This undated file image posted on a militant website Jan. 14, 2014 shows fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) marching through Raqqa, Syria. (AP Photo/Militant Website, File)

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Al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front militants in Syria, where Husan Dughman fears a familiar pattern: "removal of a hated regime, followed by descent into chaos" and final victory by extremists. (AP Photo/Edlib News Network ENN, File)

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FILE - In this undated file image posted on a militant website on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, fighters from the al-Qaida linked Islamic State group, march in Raqqa, Syria. The Islamic State group will likely take center stage when more than 140 heads of state of government convene for the U.N. General Assembly the week of Sept. 22. (AP Photo/File)