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Inspector's LA Division Inspection-2

Inspector's LA Division Inspection-2

FBI document provides new details about the possibility that the U.S. could have infiltrated Al-Qaeda much earlier than previously reported.

Inspector's LA Division Inspection-1

Inspector's LA Division Inspection-1

FBI document provides new details about the possibility that the U.S. could have infiltrated Al-Qaeda much earlier than previously reported.

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A convoy of vehicles and fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant travels in Iraq's Anbar province. With the original notion of al Qaeda being eclipsed by a generation of extremist activity from North Africa to the Middle East, debate is raging over the correct terminology to describe the terrorist threat that has shaped so much of American foreign policy over the past 13 years. (Associated Press)

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National Edition News cover for February 17, 2014 - ‘Al Qaeda’ turns into a tangled web of words: Masked anti-government gunmen hold their weapons as they stand guard in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014. The situation deteriorated significantly in late December, when security forces dismantled a protest camp near the Anbar provincial capital of Ramadi. To defuse tensions, security forces withdrew from Ramadi and the nearby city of Fallujah. Al-Qaida-linked militants promptly took over parts of Ramadi and the center of Fallujah. Since then, the government and allied tribes have been struggling to wrest control of the cities back from the militants. Al-Qaida-led militants are battling for control of mainly Sunni areas to the west of the Iraqi capital in a key test of the Shiite-led government's ability to maintain security in the country more than two years after the withdrawal of U.S. troops. (AP Photo)

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A convoy of vehicles and fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant travels in Iraq's Anbar province. With the original notion of al Qaeda being eclipsed by a generation of extremist activity from North Africa to the Middle East, debate is raging over the correct terminology to describe the terrorist threat that has shaped so much of American foreign policy over the past 13 years. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A convoy of vehicles and fighters from the al Qaeda-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant travels in Iraq's Anbar province. With the original notion of al Qaeda being eclipsed by a generation of extremist activity from North Africa to the Middle East, debate is raging over the correct terminology to describe the terrorist threat that has shaped so much of American foreign policy over the past 13 years. (Associated Press)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS PHOTOGRAPHS MISSION-READY: A missile-equipped Predator would be dispatched to kill the al Qaeda leader if his location is pinpointed. The drone could be redirected in flight.

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Blindfolded suspected members of the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are escorted at the federal police headquarters in Basra, Iraq's second-largest city, 340 miles (550 kilometers) southeast of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014. Iraq's Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) arrested 14 suspected al-Qaida members during recent security operations in Basra. (AP Photo/Nabil al-Jurani)

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FILE - This undated file image posted on a militant website on Jan. 4, 2014, which is consistent with other AP reporting, shows Shakir Waheib, a senior member of the al-Qaida-linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), left, next to a burning police vehicle in Iraq's Anbar Province. The ISIL led by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the main driver of destabilizing violence in Iraq and until recently was the main al-Qaida affiliate there. (AP Photo via militant website, File)