Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Al-Qaeda Alive and Well in Afghanistan and Pakistan
An interesting and informative piece on al-Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Michael Kugelman. While the White House continues its story-line, developed during Obama's re-election campaign, that al-Qaeda poses a vastly diminished threat in Afghanistan - reality is providing us with a different perspective. Although various leaders of al-Qaeda have been killed over the years (many by drone attacks based out of Afghanistan) the group is still very operational. Read more in "Al-Qaeda is alive and well in Afghanistan and Pakistan", War on the Rocks, February 14, 2014.