Seth Jones

Al Qaeda Is Far from Defeated

Published In: Wall Street Journal, Opinion, April 29, 2012

Posted on RAND.org on April 01, 2012

by Seth G. Jones

While the U.S. prepares a strategic shift toward the Far East, evidence mounts that the terrorist organization is resurgent in the Muslim world. Underestimating al Qaeda would be a dangerous mistake. With a handful of regimes teetering from the Arab Spring, al Qaeda is pushing into the vacuum and riding a resurgent wave.

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