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Stories by Bruce Riedel
A Stubborn Terror
Eleven years later al Qaeda is still a threat.
Al Qaeda's Not Dead Yet
The death of Anwar al-Awlaki is a setback. But his terror cell still has its leaders intact.
How We Enabled Al Qaeda
The U.S. made tactical, strategic, even geographical mistakes. Now is the moment to right the wrongs.
A History of Distrust
U.S. relations with Pakistan are at a low point. A new book provides some context.
The New Mexico–born Anwar al-Awlaki, a Colorado State grad, seems best positioned to lead Al Qaeda’s response to the new Arab world order. He will doubtless play a bigger ideological role going forward.
If Pakistan-U.S. Relations Falter, Al Qaeda Wins
Relations with Washington are on the skids. But if the alliance really goes south, only Al Qaeda wins.