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Inside Al-Qaeda

SEPTEMBER 2011 marked the 10th anniversary of America’s longest ever war, the war against al-Qaeda and its affiliates. Four months earlier, on May 2, 2011, the founder and head of al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, was killed in Pakistan by members of U.S. Seal Team VI. The war is far from over; but given these two historical markers, we should pause to examine the way of war that brought us September 11, 2001 (9/11), and the strategy behind the deadliest terrorist organization in the modern history of irregular warfare.

Plaese click here for the rest of this article, which appeared in Armchair General Magazine in May 2012: Download file Inside Al-Qaeda