The Fight Against al Qaeda

The Fight Against al Qaeda

A terrorist attack in Somalia raises concerns about the long reach of al Qaeda and its relationship to the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The fight against Islamist terror groups.

A terrorist attack in Somalia raises concerns about the long reach of al Qaeda and its relationship to the Taliban in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The fight against Islamist terror groups.

Guests

Robert Grenier

chair, ERG Partners - consulting for the intelligence and security industry; CIA station chief in Pakistan until 2002; director of the CIA's Counter Terrorism Center from 2005 - 2006.

Daniel Byman

Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Saban Center for Middle East Policy. He also directs Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies.

Rudy Atallah

is a retired Lt. Colonel and former director of Africa counter-terrorism policy in the office of the Secretary of Defense; he is also the founder of the security consulting firm White Mountain Research, LLC. (WMRGrp.com)

Jeffrey Gettleman

East Africa bureau chief for The New York Times.

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