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North Africa

The Arab Spring and Al-Qaeda’s Resurgence

4th February 2014 – House Armed Services Committee

The Arab Spring and Al-Qaeda’s Resurgence

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Chairman McKeon, Ranking Member Smith, distinguished members of the committee, it is an honor to appear before you to discuss the state of al-Qaeda, its affiliates... more...

Analysis & Commentary

23rd March 2014 – Quoted by Sarah Lynch, USA Today

Tunisia, Arab Spring’s Birthplace, Takes on Militants

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross

Islamist militants across North Africa have been fighting governments in Egypt, Libya, Algeria and Mali for not imposing harsh sharia law, launching terror attacks... more...

20th March 2014 – NOW Media

The Ghosts of Lockerbie

Tony Badran

Last week, Al Jazeera aired a documentary on the bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in December 1988. Although the bombing has been... more...

3rd March 2014 – Syndicated

The John Batchelor Show

Bill Roggio, Thomas Joscelyn

The crisis in Ukraine, cuts in the US defense budget, and Ansar al Sharia Tunisia in Syria. more...

27th February 2014 – The Long War Journal

Ansar al Sharia Tunisia Deputy Leader Reportedly in Syria

Bill Roggio

The deputy emir of Ansar al Sharia Tunisia is reported to have left his home country and traveled to Syria to wage jihad alongside the Islamic more...

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