AQSL

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AcronymDefinition
AQSLAl-Qaeda's Senior Leadership (Islamist group)
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Many of al-Qaeda's senior leadership live in Iran and openly liaise with the Islamic Republic's leadership.
New classified intelligence assessments based on information from electronic intercepts, informers and social media posts conclude that Al-Qaeda's senior leadership in Pakistan, including Ayman al-Zawahri, is developing a much more systematic, long-term plan than was previously known to create specific cells in Syria that would identify, recruit and train these Westerners.
New classified intelligence assessments based on information from electronic intercepts, informers and social media posts conclude that al-Qaeda's senior leadership in Pakistan, including Ayman al-Zawahiri, is developing a much more systematic, long-term plan than was previously known to create specific cells in Syria that would identify, recruit and train these Westerners.
The death of Abu Yahya Al-Libi is a devastating blow to Al-Qaeda's senior leadership, probably unrecoverable," terrorism expert Jarret Brachman of North Dakota State University told AFP.
Western intelligence about Al-Qaeda's senior leadership has been thin and fragmentary for much of the period since the Sept.
Al-Somali was part of al-Qaeda's senior leadership circle, and he maintained connections to other Pakistan-based extremists who were plotting attacks against their own country and Afghanistan," he said.
The relative security that al-Qaeda's senior leadership enjoys has enabled a significant recovery.
Having conducted extensive field research on the subject of Al-Qaeda in Lebanon over the past six years, we found no evidence that Al-Qaeda's senior leadership in Pakistan-Afghanistan has a franchise in the country like in Yemen, Somalia, Iraq, and other places around the world.