Terrorist Organizations and Networks


Al-Qaeda Rising?

Speaker: Bruce O. Riedel
Speaker: Lawrence Wright
Presider: Warren Bass

Despite the loss of its safe haven in Afghanistan, al-Qaeda continues to influence and inspire terrorists across the globe. Its followers and bases have become more diverse and dispersed, yet the implications of these changes for the United States are unclear. Join Bruce Riedel and Pulitzer Prize winner Lawrence Wright to discuss al-Qaeda’s evolving global role and how the United States can combat its spread.

To read Mr. Riedel’s article in Foreign Affairs, click here.

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