Definition of Al-qa'ida
1. Noun. A terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries.
Category relationships: Act Of Terrorism, Terrorism, Terrorist Act
Generic synonyms: Foreign Terrorist Organization, Fto, Terrorist Group, Terrorist Organization
Geographical relationships: Afghanistan, Islamic State Of Afghanistan, Islamic Republic Of Pakistan, Pakistan, West Pakistan
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Literary usage of Al-qa'ida
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1. Homeland Security: Agency Plans, Implementation, and Challenges Regarding by Norman J. Rabkin (2005)
"... all US citizens of Yemeni descent, for their participation in an Al-Qa'ida military-style training camp with radical Islamists in Afghanistan shortly ..."