The Al-Qaeda Factor: Assessing Al-Qaeda's Role in Attacks on the U.S. Homeland

Mitchell Silber Director, Intelligence Analysis, New York Police Department
Ed Husain Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
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