Hijacking a Rebellion: New Trends in al-Qaeda Tactics

On October 13, 2012, Posted by , In Africa,Middle East,North America, By ,,,,,,,, , With Comments Off on Hijacking a Rebellion: New Trends in al-Qaeda Tactics

Events in the Middle East and North Africa in recent months indicate a major shift in strategy by al-Qaeda and its affiliates. While many officials mistake this shift as a sign of al-Qaeda’s looming defeat, it actually displays a rapidly growing danger to U.S. national security. Al-Qaeda’s new ability to…