The new frontiers of Islamist extremism: understanding the threat that al-Qaeda affiliates pose to African security

Link to Resource: The new frontiers of Islamist extremism: understanding the threat that al-Qaeda affiliates pose to African security External Links icon The new frontiers of Islamist extremism: understanding the threat that al-Qaeda affiliates pose to African security External Links icon   Tobias Feakin Australian Strategic Policy Institute 23 September 2014 This paper examines three…

Al Qaeda Isn’t ‘On Its Heels’

By Reza Jan May 27, 2014 President Barack Obama speaks to US troops deployed in Afghanistan during an unannounced visit to Bagram Air Base in Kabul, May 25, 2014. (Reuters) President Barack Obama told U.S. troops in Afghanistan on May 25, 2014 that the U.S. has “decimated the al Qaeda leadership in the tribal regions”…