Al-Qaeda Rising?

Thursday, May 31, 2007
Speakers
Bruce O. Riedel
Senior Fellow, Saban Center for Middle East Policy, The Brookings Institution; Author, “Al-Qaeda Strikes Back,” May/June Foreign Affairs
Lawrence Wright
Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, "The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11"
Presider
Warren Bass
Deputy Editor, Outlook, The Washington Post

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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