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July 28, 2011

The end of al-Qaeda?

Hannah Stuart

The Washington Post has a fascinating article on the suspected impact of the killing of Osama bin Laden as well as the last seven years of drone attacks on the terrorist group al-Qaeda.

U.S. counterterrorism officials believe they are close to defeating the Pakistan-based al-Qaeda central. But serious concern still exists over the influence of its affiliates, most notably in Yemen and Somalia, and the role of radicalised individuals.

The full article can be read here.

Hannah Stuart

About Hannah Stuart

Hannah Stuart is a Research Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society and has authored reports on extremism, terrorism and jihadist ideology as well as religious law and the role of religion in the public sphere. Hannah has a strong research record and her work has informed UK government policy. She gave testimony to the UK Home Affairs Select Committee on radicalisation. She has written analysis for the Wall Street Journal, The Times, Foreign Policy, Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, and the Guardian, among others. Hannah has a MA in International Studies and Diplomacy (with Distinction) from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and a BA in English Literature from the University of Bristol.

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