U.S. Confirms Attempted Rescue Of American Hostage Held By Al-Qaeda In Yemen
Luke Somers, a photographer, said his "life is in danger" in a 3-minute video uploaded by the terrorist group. The U.S. launched a rescue mission in Yemen last month, in which troops freed a number of hostages, but Somers was not one of them.
How To Successfully Ruin Al-Qaeda's Day On Twitter
J.M. Berger, an analyst and consultant on al-Qaeda and extremist groups as well as author of the book Jihad Joe: Americans Who Go to War in the Name of Islam, successfully launched an effort to troll jihadists who were using a hashtag to solicit media tips on Twitter.