CTC Experts in the News
In an article titled "Al Qaeda Advancing in Syria, One Town at a Time," CNN cited "Syria Proving More Fertile Than Iraq to Al-Qa`ida’s Operations" from the November 2013 issue of the CTC Sentinel.
In an article titled "Syria's Brutal War Within a War Gains Momentum," CNN cited "The Battle for Syria’s Al-Hasakah Province" from the October 2013 issue of the CTC Sentinel.
In an article titled "A Look at Pakistani Taliban and Who Might Lead Group After Drone Strike Kills Previous Head," the Associated Press cited "A Profile of Khan Said: Waliur Rahman’s Successor in the Pakistani Taliban" from the June 2013…
In an article titled "Iran Extends Reach into Nigeria, Working with Militants to Undermine West," Fox News cited "The Islamic Movement and Iranian Intelligence Activities in Nigeria" from the October 2013 issue of the CTC Sentinel.
In an article titled "Syria Crisis: Guide to Armed and Political Opposition," the BBC cited "The Non-State Militant Landscape in Syria" from the Special Syria Issue of the CTC Sentinel.
In an article titled "Nairobi Attack is Sign of al-Shabab’s Shifting Survival Strategies, U.S. Officials Say," the Washington Post cited "Factors Responsible for Al-Shabab’s Losses in Somalia" from the September 2012 issue of the CTC Sentinel.
In an article titled "Nairobi Shopping Mall Attack Mastermind who was too Hotheaded Even for Osama bin Laden," the Telegraph mentioned declassified documents captured during the Abbottabad raid and released to the Combating Terrorism Center.
In an article titled, "White House Grapples With How to Answer al-Qaida-linked Somali Rebel Group," the Associated Press' Kimberly Dozier cited Raffaello Pantucci's forthcoming article on al-Shabab in the September issue of the CTC Sentinel.
In a book review published in the Washington Post, Rachel Newcomb cited "Deadly Vanguards: A Study of al-Qa`ida's Violence Against Muslims," a Combating Terrorism Center report from 2009. The report was authored by Scott Helfstein, Muhammad al-Obaidi and Nassir Abdullah.
In an article titled "The 5 Accused American Terrorists the U.S. Will Pay $21M to Catch," ABC News cited Brian Dodwell's article in the May 2012 issue of the CTC Sentinel.