Ali Soufan

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Ali Soufan wrote ( about Saif al Adel ) : "Saif's revered status with the movement as well as his deep experience as a military intelligence and security leader and terrorist planner make him a potentially dangerous emir" External link

dailystar Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Saif al Adel ) : “Saif's revered status with the movement as well as his deep experience as a military intelligence and security leader and terrorist planner make him a potentially dangerous emir” External link

themirror Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "We have a significant domestic terrorist threat we have to deal with," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan told : "Unfortunately, we don't have a political will to go after these individuals proactively," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:35:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told : "Unfortunately, we don't have a political will to go after these individuals proactively," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told : "Unfortunately, we don't have a political will to go after these individuals proactively," External link

afp-en Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “alliances are a two-way street and that there are some criteria that they have to meet if they want to be allies,” External link

nbcnews Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “alliances are a two-way street and that there are some criteria that they have to meet if they want to be allies,” External link

msnbc Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan explica : "Nesta altura Hamza está a ser preparado para assumir a liderança da al Qaeda, para desempenhar um papel na unificação do movimento 'jihad' global" External link

observador Monday, November 2, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Let's look at the truth and let's expose those people who lied for a long period of time to the American public about waterboarding and the efficacy of torture," External link

npr Friday, September 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "We did not even know that Khalid Sheikh Mohammad was a member of al-Qaida. And now here's Abu Zubaydah, telling us that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is actually the mastermind of 9/11" External link

npr Friday, September 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "A lot of people in the agency, who were part of that failed program, were misleading the American public about the effectiveness of torture," External link

npr Friday, September 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Guantanamo is just a manifestation of the failure of the torture program," "You have mass murderers down there who admitted to killing more than 3,000 Americans, and we cannot prosecute them. They are just sitting there" External link

npr Friday, September 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says : “It’s a milestone for freedom of information and transparency,” External link

time Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “It’s a buffet of crazy conspiracy theories out there,” “They’re all jumping onto the bandwagon because covid-19 is the big thing now. If you want to get attention, you don’t go to your usual ideological narrative. You go to covid, and you include your ideological narrative within covid” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, July 10, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There’s a criteria you have to fit. Breaking windows and burning cars doesn’t fit,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “If there’s no murder, no threat to the national security of the U.S., no divisiveness in the way Atomwaffen or the Base is doing, how do you want to do this? You’re working a couple guys getting together on social media to do this? You’re having a violation for graffiti?” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There’s a criteria you have to fit. Breaking windows and burning cars doesn’t fit,” External link

thedailybeast Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “If there’s no murder, no threat to the national security of the U.S., no divisiveness in the way Atomwaffen or the Base is doing, how do you want to do this? You’re working a couple guys getting together on social media to do this? You’re having a violation for graffiti?” External link

thedailybeast Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There’s a criteria you have to fit. Breaking windows and burning cars doesn’t fit,” External link

thedailybeast Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “If there’s no murder, no threat to the national security of the U.S., no divisiveness in the way Atomwaffen or the Base is doing, how do you want to do this? You’re working a couple guys getting together on social media to do this? You’re having a violation for graffiti?” External link

thedailybeast Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan says : “We are not talking about freedoms given to us by the Constitution,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 21, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says : “are now where the jihadis were in the early ’90s and the late ’80s,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 21, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence -- which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' -- extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, January 4, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

independent-ie Friday, January 3, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : “More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence — which Iran terms its ‘Axis of Resistance’ — extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea,” External link

philly Friday, January 3, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

nzherald Friday, January 3, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

smh Friday, January 3, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 3, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

watoday Friday, January 3, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

theage Friday, January 3, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, January 3, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : “More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its ‘Axis of Resistance’ extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea,” External link

startribune Friday, January 3, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : “More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence — which Iran terms its ‘Axis of Resistance’ — extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, January 3, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : “When she inquired with Abu Sayyaf as to why they would kill her, Abu Sayyaf reluctantly said it was because she knew the identity of al-Adnani and Baghdadi, and this was a security issue for them,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : “When she inquired with Abu Sayyaf as to why they would kill her, Abu Sayyaf reluctantly said it was because she knew the identity of al-Adnani and Baghdadi, and this was a security issue for them,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “White supremacy extremism is a growing transnational threat and one that is too large not to tackle head on,” External link

homelandsecuritynewswire Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Mark Karples ) : "The rise of white supremacy in Western society and far right groups in Europe has been part of a disinformation campaign by the Russian government to contribute directly to that rise," External link

irishsun Monday, September 30, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Mark Karples ) : “The rise of white supremacy in Western society and far right groups in Europe has been part of a disinformation campaign by the Russian government to contribute directly to that rise,” External link

voanews Monday, September 30, 2019 7:28:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan added ( about Mark Karples ) : “Russian disinformation efforts have fueled anti-immigrant sentiment in countries like Sweden, fueling resentment among native-born Swedes” External link

homelandsecuritynewswire Wednesday, September 25, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "He was featured early on when he was about 8, 9 years old in Qaida propaganda videos, reciting fiery poems," External link

npr Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Osama wanted to start grooming him for a more senior position in al-Qaida, and basically, Hamza survived just for being late joining his dad in a few days when his dad was killed by the Navy SEALs," External link

npr Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "You see al-Qaida's operation in Syria or in Afghanistan, Pakistan alongside the Taliban, that continued from before 9/11. You see al-Qaida's operations in Sudan through their franchise, al-Shabab movement. You see al-Qaida in Yemen. Since the Arab coalition war in Yemen, for example, they went from about 700 fighters to more than 8,000 fighters," "So al-Qaida's, you know, playing the long strategy here, and I think they have been able to generate significant support from local populations" External link

npr Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : “Hamza bin Laden’s eventual rise to the top leadership position of al-Qaeda could be a lifeline, not only for the future of the organization itself, but for the global Salafi-Jihadi movement as a whole. The young bin Laden might be uniquely positioned to once again unite the global jihadi terrorism under one banner,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, September 14, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “If we continue the negotiations only between us and between the Taliban, that is not a withdrawal — that is another Saigon,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Mohammed Najibullah ) : “Remember what happened to Najibullah when the Taliban took Kabul and how they hung him from a lamppost?” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “They control more provinces in Afghanistan than any time since 2001. They are in a position of power today,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “So now how are we going to bring the Afghani government to the table? How are we going to convince the Taliban to negotiate with the Afghani government? How are we going to convince the Taliban to participate in an election, right? Because if they don't want an election, that means they want a hostile takeover of the government and that's exactly what's going to happen if they don't agree on a lot of these things” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan explica : "Nesta altura Hamza está a ser preparado para assumir a liderança da al Qaeda, para desempenhar um papel na unificação do movimento 'jihad' global" External link

observador Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan disse : "Isso está se tornando uma rede global de muitas maneiras diferentes, assim como já vimos com os jihadistas antes deles" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “It is a good step to recognize the threat of white supremacy, but words alone cannot solve the problem,” External link

thedailybeast Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "He was being prepared to lead the organization, and it's very obvious from his statements that his focus was to bring back his dad's message," External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 3, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan added : "But it is not as much of a weakness as might be thought," "Hamza is not coming out of thin air; he is the favorite son of the most famous jihadi in history. And in a culture where leadership typically descends through a bloodline, pedigree trumps experience" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, August 3, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “He was being prepared to lead the organisation, and it’s very obvious from his statements that his focus was to bring back his dad’s message,” External link

independent-UK Friday, August 2, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan added : "But it is not as much of a weakness as might be thought," "Hamza is not coming out of thin air; he is the favorite son of the most famous jihadi in history. And in a culture where leadership typically descends through a bloodline, pedigree trumps experience" External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 2, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “He was being prepared to lead the organization, and it’s very obvious from his statements that his focus was to bring back his dad’s message,” External link

expressindia Friday, August 2, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told : “Hamza’s death will be a significant blow to al-Qaeda’s future plans on passing the leadership to the younger generation, and to reunifying the salafi-jihadi movement under another Bin Laden,” External link

homelandsecuritynewswire Friday, August 2, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organization his father founded" External link

upi Thursday, August 1, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded" External link

itv Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan warned ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organization his father founded" External link

ibtimes-sg Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:20:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Many factors suggest that Hamza could be a highly effective leader: his family pedigree, his dynastic marriage, his longstanding jihadi fervor and obvious charisma, and his closeness to al-Qa`ida's most senior operatives," "It remains to be seen how, exactly, the organization will make use of him, but it is clear that his star is on the rise. That should worry policymakers in the West as well as in the Muslim world" External link

npr Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told : “Hamza’s death will be a significant blow to al-Qaida’s future plans on passing the leadership to the younger generation, and to reunifying the salafi-jihadi movement under another Bin Laden,” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told : “Hamza’s death will be a significant blow to al-Qaida’s future plans on passing the leadership to the younger generation, and to reunifying the salafi-jihadi movement under another Bin Laden,” External link

voanews Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded" External link

skynews Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan explica : "Nesta altura Hamza está a ser preparado para assumir a liderança da al Qaeda, para desempenhar um papel na unificação do movimento 'jihad' global" External link

observador Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan warned ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organization his father founded” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “With the Islamic State’s ‘caliphate’ apparently on the verge of collapse, Hamza is now the figure best placed to reunify the global jihadi movement,” External link

dailycaller Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “I think what is happening now is we are witnessing cherry-picked intelligence in order to manipulate a particular narrative,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan explica : "Nesta altura Hamza está a ser preparado para assumir a liderança da al Qaeda, para desempenhar um papel na unificação do movimento 'jihad' global" External link

observador Saturday, June 15, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Robert Mueller ) : "Mueller uses the standard FBI investigative approach," External link

abc-au Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “The Russians are smart in taking back their citizens,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Taking away citizenship is unintentionally creating a sort of citizenship for the so-called caliphate. . . . It’s going to create a new wave of hatred and potentially a narrative for them to recruit and operate,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “The Russians are smart in taking back their citizens,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Taking away citizenship is unintentionally creating a sort of citizenship for the so-called caliphate. . . . It’s going to create a new wave of hatred and potentially a narrative for them to recruit and operate,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “The system was about controlling a narrative,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, April 2, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

northkoreatimes Monday, March 18, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

northkoreatimes Monday, March 18, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

northkoreatimes Monday, March 18, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 18, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

naharnet-en Monday, March 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "There is probably other intelligence that indicates something's happening and that's what put this thing on the front burner," External link

naharnet-en Monday, March 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," "But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning" External link

naharnet-en Monday, March 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 18, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 18, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 18, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

eagletribune Monday, March 18, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

sacbee Monday, March 18, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 18, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "There is probably other intelligence that indicates something's happening and that's what put this thing on the front burner," External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 18, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," "But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning" External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 18, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

cknw Monday, March 18, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

cknw Monday, March 18, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

cknw Monday, March 18, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

globalnews Monday, March 18, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

globalnews Monday, March 18, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

globalnews Monday, March 18, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

koaa Sunday, March 17, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” External link

koaa Sunday, March 17, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

angop Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

smh Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

smh Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

theage Sunday, March 17, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

theage Sunday, March 17, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

voanews Sunday, March 17, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "There is probably other intelligence that indicates something's happening and that's what put this thing on the front burner," External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," "But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning" External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "There is probably other intelligence that indicates something's happening and that's what put this thing on the front burner," External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," "But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning" External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

680news Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” External link

680news Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

tribtown Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

tribtown Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

tribtown Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

startribune Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

startribune Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

therepublic Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

therepublic Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

therepublic Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “We need to deal with the domestic terrorism threat as a national priority,” External link

presstv Saturday, March 16, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “The U.S. government and the wider intelligence community are not recognizing white supremacy as a global, violent terrorist network that’s spreading in many western countries, including the United States,” External link

thedailybeast Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:21:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “The U.S. government and the wider intelligence community are not recognizing white supremacy as a global, violent terrorist network that’s spreading in many western countries, including the United States,” External link

thedailybeast Saturday, March 16, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan estime : «Alors que l'EI s'effondre» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Friday, March 1, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan garante : "Estão preparando ele para ocupar responsabilidades na organização fundada por seu pai" External link

uol Friday, March 1, 2019 10:52:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Osama bin Laden ) : “Bin Laden was thinking more and more, 'This kid can be something,'” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, November 5, 2017 4:33:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan says : "I think Daesh will go from being a proto-state to an underground terrorist organisation with affiliates in different places in the world," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:09:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There were no significant changes in the overall plan in combating ISIS,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:28:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan added ( about Osama bin Laden ) : "His recent message that came out, he delivered the speech as if it's his father...using sentences, terminology that was used by Osama bin Laden" External link

ibtimes-uk Monday, October 2, 2017 1:59:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : "Now in his late 20s, Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded. " External link

thestar-my Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Osama bin Laden ) : "Hamza's messages frequently repeat, almost word-for-word, sentences uttered by the elder bin Laden during Al-Qaeda's heyday in the late 1990 and early 2000s. " External link

thestar-my Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : "Now in his late 20s, Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded. " External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, September 19, 2017 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Osama bin Laden ) : "Hamza's messages frequently repeat, almost word-for-word, sentences uttered by the elder bin Laden during Al-Qaeda's heyday in the late 1990 and early 2000s. " External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, September 19, 2017 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : "Now in his late 20s, Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded. " External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, September 19, 2017 7:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Osama bin Laden ) : "Hamza's messages frequently repeat, almost word-for-word, sentences uttered by the elder bin Laden during Al-Qaeda's heyday in the late 1990 and early 2000s. " External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, September 19, 2017 7:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan afirma : “o objetivo de Hamza é continuar a mensagem e a obra do pai e vingar a sua morte” External link

observador Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan explica ( about Qaeda ) : "Nesta altura Hamza está a ser preparado para assumir a liderança da al Qaeda, para desempenhar um papel na unificação do movimento 'jihad' global" External link

observador Tuesday, August 1, 2017 5:05:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan says ( about President Trump ) : "ISIS members and ISIS leaders, at least in their propaganda, have been calling President Trump and his ban and his recent policies a godsend," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, February 4, 2017 3:33:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says : "It's very difficult, Mehdi, to say it's about security," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, February 4, 2017 3:33:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says : "It damages our national security, it risks our national interests," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, February 3, 2017 11:03:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says ( about President Trump ) : "ISIS members and ISIS leaders - at least in their propaganda - have been calling President Trump and his ban and his recent policies a godsend," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, February 3, 2017 11:03:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says ( about Mehdi Hassan ) : "It's very difficult, Mehdi, to say it's about security," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, February 3, 2017 11:03:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “He was giving them what they wanted to hear,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, February 2, 2017 6:29:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “He was giving them what they wanted to hear,” External link

standard Thursday, February 2, 2017 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Somebody actually hijacked a truck, they killed the driver, first with a knife and then allegedly they shot him. They kept the body in the car, and then they used the truck as a weapon. That’s a level complexity that we did not see before in different places,” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “It’s not what we’ve seen in San Bernardino. It’s not what we’ve seen in Orlando. It’s not even what we’ve seen in Nice where an individual self-radicalized and, overnight, they go from the radicalization phase to mobilization phase,” “That’s a little bit different” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Mostly they only claim that these guys are soldiers of the caliphate after they are dead,” “We’ve seen that in San Bernardino, we’ve seen that in Orlando, we’ve seen that in Paris, we’ve seen that in Belgium. In this case, almost a few hours after the attack, they claim that he is a soldier of the caliphate” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “for a phone call or they wait to see a post with that person pledging [allegiance] to Baghdadi and to the Islamic State,” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Tunisians represent the largest national contingency in ISIS from all of the foreign fighters, six thousand of them come from Tunisian backgrounds,” “Also if you look into Europe, there are hotbeds of extremism, especially in Belgium and France and other places around the continent, and most of these people come from North Africa. Many of them come from Tunisia” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "The time between when people become radicalised and then execute their attack is the best chance law enforcement officers have of detecting the threat," External link

telegraph Wednesday, November 9, 2016 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “This profile is about someone who is violent, mentally unstable, a wife beater – this is all part of a picture that the investigators have to look at,” External link

latimes Tuesday, June 14, 2016 4:23:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told ( about Abu Zubaydah ) : “I do not recall a case during the war on terror years that contained more elements of deceit and exaggerations aimed to promote the ill-conceived torture program like the case of Abu Zubaydah,” External link

mcclatchydc Thursday, June 2, 2016 5:41:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “are really fearful … that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “are really fearful ... that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army,” External link

post-gazette Monday, May 30, 2016 7:18:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "are really fearful ... that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army," External link

JakartaPost Sunday, May 29, 2016 4:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "are really fearful ... that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army," External link

nzherald Sunday, May 29, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "are really fearful ... that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army," External link

startribune Sunday, May 29, 2016 3:12:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "are really fearful ... that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army," External link

ABCnews Sunday, May 29, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “are really fearful … that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, May 29, 2016 2:51:00 PM EAT



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Ali Soufan wrote ( about Saif al Adel ) : "Saif's revered status with the movement as well as his deep experience as a military intelligence and security leader and terrorist planner make him a potentially dangerous emir" External link

dailystar Thursday, February 25, 2021 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Saif al Adel ) : “Saif's revered status with the movement as well as his deep experience as a military intelligence and security leader and terrorist planner make him a potentially dangerous emir” External link

themirror Wednesday, February 24, 2021 10:21:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "We have a significant domestic terrorist threat we have to deal with," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, January 19, 2021 7:17:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan told : "Unfortunately, we don't have a political will to go after these individuals proactively," External link

digitaljournal Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:35:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told : "Unfortunately, we don't have a political will to go after these individuals proactively," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, January 13, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told : "Unfortunately, we don't have a political will to go after these individuals proactively," External link

afp-en Wednesday, January 13, 2021 4:41:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “alliances are a two-way street and that there are some criteria that they have to meet if they want to be allies,” External link

nbcnews Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “alliances are a two-way street and that there are some criteria that they have to meet if they want to be allies,” External link

msnbc Wednesday, November 11, 2020 3:14:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan explica : "Nesta altura Hamza está a ser preparado para assumir a liderança da al Qaeda, para desempenhar um papel na unificação do movimento 'jihad' global" External link

observador Monday, November 2, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Let's look at the truth and let's expose those people who lied for a long period of time to the American public about waterboarding and the efficacy of torture," External link

npr Friday, September 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "We did not even know that Khalid Sheikh Mohammad was a member of al-Qaida. And now here's Abu Zubaydah, telling us that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed is actually the mastermind of 9/11" External link

npr Friday, September 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "A lot of people in the agency, who were part of that failed program, were misleading the American public about the effectiveness of torture," External link

npr Friday, September 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Guantanamo is just a manifestation of the failure of the torture program," "You have mass murderers down there who admitted to killing more than 3,000 Americans, and we cannot prosecute them. They are just sitting there" External link

npr Friday, September 11, 2020 12:06:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says : “It’s a milestone for freedom of information and transparency,” External link

time Tuesday, September 8, 2020 9:49:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “It’s a buffet of crazy conspiracy theories out there,” “They’re all jumping onto the bandwagon because covid-19 is the big thing now. If you want to get attention, you don’t go to your usual ideological narrative. You go to covid, and you include your ideological narrative within covid” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, July 10, 2020 3:49:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There’s a criteria you have to fit. Breaking windows and burning cars doesn’t fit,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “If there’s no murder, no threat to the national security of the U.S., no divisiveness in the way Atomwaffen or the Base is doing, how do you want to do this? You’re working a couple guys getting together on social media to do this? You’re having a violation for graffiti?” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There’s a criteria you have to fit. Breaking windows and burning cars doesn’t fit,” External link

thedailybeast Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “If there’s no murder, no threat to the national security of the U.S., no divisiveness in the way Atomwaffen or the Base is doing, how do you want to do this? You’re working a couple guys getting together on social media to do this? You’re having a violation for graffiti?” External link

thedailybeast Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There’s a criteria you have to fit. Breaking windows and burning cars doesn’t fit,” External link

thedailybeast Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “If there’s no murder, no threat to the national security of the U.S., no divisiveness in the way Atomwaffen or the Base is doing, how do you want to do this? You’re working a couple guys getting together on social media to do this? You’re having a violation for graffiti?” External link

thedailybeast Tuesday, June 2, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan says : “We are not talking about freedoms given to us by the Constitution,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 21, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says : “are now where the jihadis were in the early ’90s and the late ’80s,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, February 21, 2020 1:26:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence -- which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' -- extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

arkansasonline Saturday, January 4, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

independent-ie Friday, January 3, 2020 7:39:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : “More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence — which Iran terms its ‘Axis of Resistance’ — extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea,” External link

philly Friday, January 3, 2020 2:46:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

nzherald Friday, January 3, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

smh Friday, January 3, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, January 3, 2020 7:49:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

watoday Friday, January 3, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

theage Friday, January 3, 2020 7:28:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : "More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its 'Axis of Resistance' - extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea," External link

houstonchronicle Friday, January 3, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Qassem Soleimani ) : “More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence - which Iran terms its ‘Axis of Resistance’ extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea,” External link

startribune Friday, January 3, 2020 6:58:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : “More than anyone else, Soleimani has been responsible for the creation of an arc of influence — which Iran terms its ‘Axis of Resistance’ — extending from the Gulf of Oman through Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon to the eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, January 3, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : “When she inquired with Abu Sayyaf as to why they would kill her, Abu Sayyaf reluctantly said it was because she knew the identity of al-Adnani and Baghdadi, and this was a security issue for them,” External link

seattletimes Wednesday, November 13, 2019 4:16:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : “When she inquired with Abu Sayyaf as to why they would kill her, Abu Sayyaf reluctantly said it was because she knew the identity of al-Adnani and Baghdadi, and this was a security issue for them,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “White supremacy extremism is a growing transnational threat and one that is too large not to tackle head on,” External link

homelandsecuritynewswire Tuesday, October 1, 2019 7:21:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Mark Karples ) : "The rise of white supremacy in Western society and far right groups in Europe has been part of a disinformation campaign by the Russian government to contribute directly to that rise," External link

irishsun Monday, September 30, 2019 9:34:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Mark Karples ) : “The rise of white supremacy in Western society and far right groups in Europe has been part of a disinformation campaign by the Russian government to contribute directly to that rise,” External link

voanews Monday, September 30, 2019 7:28:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan added ( about Mark Karples ) : “Russian disinformation efforts have fueled anti-immigrant sentiment in countries like Sweden, fueling resentment among native-born Swedes” External link

homelandsecuritynewswire Wednesday, September 25, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "He was featured early on when he was about 8, 9 years old in Qaida propaganda videos, reciting fiery poems," External link

npr Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Osama wanted to start grooming him for a more senior position in al-Qaida, and basically, Hamza survived just for being late joining his dad in a few days when his dad was killed by the Navy SEALs," External link

npr Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "You see al-Qaida's operation in Syria or in Afghanistan, Pakistan alongside the Taliban, that continued from before 9/11. You see al-Qaida's operations in Sudan through their franchise, al-Shabab movement. You see al-Qaida in Yemen. Since the Arab coalition war in Yemen, for example, they went from about 700 fighters to more than 8,000 fighters," "So al-Qaida's, you know, playing the long strategy here, and I think they have been able to generate significant support from local populations" External link

npr Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : “Hamza bin Laden’s eventual rise to the top leadership position of al-Qaeda could be a lifeline, not only for the future of the organization itself, but for the global Salafi-Jihadi movement as a whole. The young bin Laden might be uniquely positioned to once again unite the global jihadi terrorism under one banner,” External link

theepochtimes Saturday, September 14, 2019 5:31:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “If we continue the negotiations only between us and between the Taliban, that is not a withdrawal — that is another Saigon,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Mohammed Najibullah ) : “Remember what happened to Najibullah when the Taliban took Kabul and how they hung him from a lamppost?” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “They control more provinces in Afghanistan than any time since 2001. They are in a position of power today,” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “So now how are we going to bring the Afghani government to the table? How are we going to convince the Taliban to negotiate with the Afghani government? How are we going to convince the Taliban to participate in an election, right? Because if they don't want an election, that means they want a hostile takeover of the government and that's exactly what's going to happen if they don't agree on a lot of these things” External link

news-yahoo Thursday, September 5, 2019 8:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan explica : "Nesta altura Hamza está a ser preparado para assumir a liderança da al Qaeda, para desempenhar um papel na unificação do movimento 'jihad' global" External link

observador Thursday, August 22, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan disse : "Isso está se tornando uma rede global de muitas maneiras diferentes, assim como já vimos com os jihadistas antes deles" External link

noticias-terra-br Tuesday, August 6, 2019 11:53:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “It is a good step to recognize the threat of white supremacy, but words alone cannot solve the problem,” External link

thedailybeast Tuesday, August 6, 2019 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "He was being prepared to lead the organization, and it's very obvious from his statements that his focus was to bring back his dad's message," External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 3, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan added : "But it is not as much of a weakness as might be thought," "Hamza is not coming out of thin air; he is the favorite son of the most famous jihadi in history. And in a culture where leadership typically descends through a bloodline, pedigree trumps experience" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, August 3, 2019 1:35:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “He was being prepared to lead the organisation, and it’s very obvious from his statements that his focus was to bring back his dad’s message,” External link

independent-UK Friday, August 2, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan added : "But it is not as much of a weakness as might be thought," "Hamza is not coming out of thin air; he is the favorite son of the most famous jihadi in history. And in a culture where leadership typically descends through a bloodline, pedigree trumps experience" External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 2, 2019 6:19:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “He was being prepared to lead the organization, and it’s very obvious from his statements that his focus was to bring back his dad’s message,” External link

expressindia Friday, August 2, 2019 6:03:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told : “Hamza’s death will be a significant blow to al-Qaeda’s future plans on passing the leadership to the younger generation, and to reunifying the salafi-jihadi movement under another Bin Laden,” External link

homelandsecuritynewswire Friday, August 2, 2019 12:55:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organization his father founded" External link

upi Thursday, August 1, 2019 2:30:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded" External link

itv Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan warned ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organization his father founded" External link

ibtimes-sg Thursday, August 1, 2019 7:20:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Many factors suggest that Hamza could be a highly effective leader: his family pedigree, his dynastic marriage, his longstanding jihadi fervor and obvious charisma, and his closeness to al-Qa`ida's most senior operatives," "It remains to be seen how, exactly, the organization will make use of him, but it is clear that his star is on the rise. That should worry policymakers in the West as well as in the Muslim world" External link

npr Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:55:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told : “Hamza’s death will be a significant blow to al-Qaida’s future plans on passing the leadership to the younger generation, and to reunifying the salafi-jihadi movement under another Bin Laden,” External link

voanews-sw Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:54:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told : “Hamza’s death will be a significant blow to al-Qaida’s future plans on passing the leadership to the younger generation, and to reunifying the salafi-jihadi movement under another Bin Laden,” External link

voanews Thursday, August 1, 2019 5:29:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded" External link

skynews Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan explica : "Nesta altura Hamza está a ser preparado para assumir a liderança da al Qaeda, para desempenhar um papel na unificação do movimento 'jihad' global" External link

observador Thursday, August 1, 2019 12:34:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan warned ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organization his father founded” External link

ibtimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 11:05:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “With the Islamic State’s ‘caliphate’ apparently on the verge of collapse, Hamza is now the figure best placed to reunify the global jihadi movement,” External link

dailycaller Wednesday, July 31, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “I think what is happening now is we are witnessing cherry-picked intelligence in order to manipulate a particular narrative,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, June 19, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan explica : "Nesta altura Hamza está a ser preparado para assumir a liderança da al Qaeda, para desempenhar um papel na unificação do movimento 'jihad' global" External link

observador Saturday, June 15, 2019 9:58:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Robert Mueller ) : "Mueller uses the standard FBI investigative approach," External link

abc-au Saturday, April 20, 2019 2:45:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “The Russians are smart in taking back their citizens,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Taking away citizenship is unintentionally creating a sort of citizenship for the so-called caliphate. . . . It’s going to create a new wave of hatred and potentially a narrative for them to recruit and operate,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 7:15:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “The Russians are smart in taking back their citizens,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Taking away citizenship is unintentionally creating a sort of citizenship for the so-called caliphate. . . . It’s going to create a new wave of hatred and potentially a narrative for them to recruit and operate,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, April 8, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “The system was about controlling a narrative,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, April 2, 2019 5:58:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

northkoreatimes Monday, March 18, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

northkoreatimes Monday, March 18, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

northkoreatimes Monday, March 18, 2019 10:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

timesofindia Monday, March 18, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

naharnet-en Monday, March 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "There is probably other intelligence that indicates something's happening and that's what put this thing on the front burner," External link

naharnet-en Monday, March 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," "But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning" External link

naharnet-en Monday, March 18, 2019 10:22:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 18, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 18, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

thehimalayantimes Monday, March 18, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

eagletribune Monday, March 18, 2019 8:05:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

sacbee Monday, March 18, 2019 5:31:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, March 18, 2019 4:58:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 18, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "There is probably other intelligence that indicates something's happening and that's what put this thing on the front burner," External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 18, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," "But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning" External link

news-yahoo Monday, March 18, 2019 4:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

cknw Monday, March 18, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

cknw Monday, March 18, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

cknw Monday, March 18, 2019 1:10:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

globalnews Monday, March 18, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

globalnews Monday, March 18, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

globalnews Monday, March 18, 2019 12:37:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

koaa Sunday, March 17, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” External link

koaa Sunday, March 17, 2019 9:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

angop Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:28:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:27:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

smh Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

smh Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:10:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

theage Sunday, March 17, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

theage Sunday, March 17, 2019 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

voanews Sunday, March 17, 2019 6:21:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

wacotrib Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "There is probably other intelligence that indicates something's happening and that's what put this thing on the front burner," External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," "But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning" External link

msn-uk Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:23:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, March 17, 2019 3:18:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "There is probably other intelligence that indicates something's happening and that's what put this thing on the front burner," External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," "But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning" External link

eagletribune Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

680news Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” External link

680news Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

ChinaPost Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:56:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:48:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

tribtown Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

tribtown Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

tribtown Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

startribune Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

startribune Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:39:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

therepublic Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

therepublic Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

therepublic Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:37:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : “Hamza was destined to be in his father’s footsteps,” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There is probably other intelligence that indicates something’s happening and that’s what put this thing on the front burner,” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Will he be successful? We don’t know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow,” “But this is the plan. This is what they wanted to do. This is what he is destined, I believe, to do from the beginning” External link

dailyjournal Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:29:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Hamza bin Laden ) : "Hamza was destined to be in his father's footsteps," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "Will he be successful? We don't know. Will he live long to do what his father was able to do? We have no idea. We might drone him tomorrow," External link

beaumontenterprise Sunday, March 17, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “We need to deal with the domestic terrorism threat as a national priority,” External link

presstv Saturday, March 16, 2019 12:05:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “The U.S. government and the wider intelligence community are not recognizing white supremacy as a global, violent terrorist network that’s spreading in many western countries, including the United States,” External link

thedailybeast Saturday, March 16, 2019 2:21:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “The U.S. government and the wider intelligence community are not recognizing white supremacy as a global, violent terrorist network that’s spreading in many western countries, including the United States,” External link

thedailybeast Saturday, March 16, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan estime : «Alors que l'EI s'effondre» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Friday, March 1, 2019 11:06:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan garante : "Estão preparando ele para ocupar responsabilidades na organização fundada por seu pai" External link

uol Friday, March 1, 2019 10:52:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Osama bin Laden ) : “Bin Laden was thinking more and more, 'This kid can be something,'” External link

heraldscotland Sunday, November 5, 2017 4:33:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan says : "I think Daesh will go from being a proto-state to an underground terrorist organisation with affiliates in different places in the world," External link

khaleejtimes Sunday, October 29, 2017 10:09:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “There were no significant changes in the overall plan in combating ISIS,” External link

WashingtonPost Sunday, October 29, 2017 12:28:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan added ( about Osama bin Laden ) : "His recent message that came out, he delivered the speech as if it's his father...using sentences, terminology that was used by Osama bin Laden" External link

ibtimes-uk Monday, October 2, 2017 1:59:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : "Now in his late 20s, Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded. " External link

thestar-my Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Osama bin Laden ) : "Hamza's messages frequently repeat, almost word-for-word, sentences uttered by the elder bin Laden during Al-Qaeda's heyday in the late 1990 and early 2000s. " External link

thestar-my Tuesday, September 19, 2017 10:41:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : "Now in his late 20s, Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded. " External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, September 19, 2017 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Osama bin Laden ) : "Hamza's messages frequently repeat, almost word-for-word, sentences uttered by the elder bin Laden during Al-Qaeda's heyday in the late 1990 and early 2000s. " External link

JakartaPost Tuesday, September 19, 2017 9:48:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan wrote : "Now in his late 20s, Hamza is being prepared for a leadership role in the organisation his father founded. " External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, September 19, 2017 7:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said ( about Osama bin Laden ) : "Hamza's messages frequently repeat, almost word-for-word, sentences uttered by the elder bin Laden during Al-Qaeda's heyday in the late 1990 and early 2000s. " External link

digitaljournal Tuesday, September 19, 2017 7:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan afirma : “o objetivo de Hamza é continuar a mensagem e a obra do pai e vingar a sua morte” External link

observador Thursday, September 14, 2017 4:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan explica ( about Qaeda ) : "Nesta altura Hamza está a ser preparado para assumir a liderança da al Qaeda, para desempenhar um papel na unificação do movimento 'jihad' global" External link

observador Tuesday, August 1, 2017 5:05:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan says ( about President Trump ) : "ISIS members and ISIS leaders, at least in their propaganda, have been calling President Trump and his ban and his recent policies a godsend," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, February 4, 2017 3:33:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says : "It's very difficult, Mehdi, to say it's about security," External link

aljazeera-en Saturday, February 4, 2017 3:33:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says : "It damages our national security, it risks our national interests," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, February 3, 2017 11:03:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says ( about President Trump ) : "ISIS members and ISIS leaders - at least in their propaganda - have been calling President Trump and his ban and his recent policies a godsend," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, February 3, 2017 11:03:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan says ( about Mehdi Hassan ) : "It's very difficult, Mehdi, to say it's about security," External link

aljazeera-en Friday, February 3, 2017 11:03:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “He was giving them what they wanted to hear,” External link

msn-uk Thursday, February 2, 2017 6:29:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “He was giving them what they wanted to hear,” External link

standard Thursday, February 2, 2017 2:44:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Somebody actually hijacked a truck, they killed the driver, first with a knife and then allegedly they shot him. They kept the body in the car, and then they used the truck as a weapon. That’s a level complexity that we did not see before in different places,” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “It’s not what we’ve seen in San Bernardino. It’s not what we’ve seen in Orlando. It’s not even what we’ve seen in Nice where an individual self-radicalized and, overnight, they go from the radicalization phase to mobilization phase,” “That’s a little bit different” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Mostly they only claim that these guys are soldiers of the caliphate after they are dead,” “We’ve seen that in San Bernardino, we’ve seen that in Orlando, we’ve seen that in Paris, we’ve seen that in Belgium. In this case, almost a few hours after the attack, they claim that he is a soldier of the caliphate” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “for a phone call or they wait to see a post with that person pledging [allegiance] to Baghdadi and to the Islamic State,” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “Tunisians represent the largest national contingency in ISIS from all of the foreign fighters, six thousand of them come from Tunisian backgrounds,” “Also if you look into Europe, there are hotbeds of extremism, especially in Belgium and France and other places around the continent, and most of these people come from North Africa. Many of them come from Tunisia” External link

CBSnews Wednesday, December 21, 2016 9:13:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "The time between when people become radicalised and then execute their attack is the best chance law enforcement officers have of detecting the threat," External link

telegraph Wednesday, November 9, 2016 7:16:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “This profile is about someone who is violent, mentally unstable, a wife beater – this is all part of a picture that the investigators have to look at,” External link

latimes Tuesday, June 14, 2016 4:23:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan told ( about Abu Zubaydah ) : “I do not recall a case during the war on terror years that contained more elements of deceit and exaggerations aimed to promote the ill-conceived torture program like the case of Abu Zubaydah,” External link

mcclatchydc Thursday, June 2, 2016 5:41:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “are really fearful … that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army,” External link

japantimes Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:38:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “are really fearful ... that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army,” External link

post-gazette Monday, May 30, 2016 7:18:00 AM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "are really fearful ... that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army," External link

JakartaPost Sunday, May 29, 2016 4:57:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "are really fearful ... that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army," External link

nzherald Sunday, May 29, 2016 3:35:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "are really fearful ... that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army," External link

startribune Sunday, May 29, 2016 3:12:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : "are really fearful ... that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army," External link

ABCnews Sunday, May 29, 2016 3:11:00 PM EAT

Ali Soufan said : “are really fearful … that they will be stabbed in the back by people like Ahrar Sham or Islamic Army,” External link

seattletimes Sunday, May 29, 2016 2:51:00 PM EAT



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