Wednesday, July 18, 2007

Michael Scheuer on AQ

2 articles from Asia Times, one by Mr. Scheuer.

Al-Qaeda regrouping points to US attack Al-Qaeda has focused on promoting worldwide unity among jihadi groups - Sunni and Shi'ites - more in recent months than at any other time since the September 11, 2001, attacks on the US. There has been demonstrable progress in achieving this Islamist unity, which al-Qaeda wants in place before its next attack. - Michael Scheuer (Jul 18, '07)

The terrorist threat to the US homeland The US faces a persistent terrorist threat over the next three years, especially from al-Qaeda, says the National Intelligence Estimate released on Tuesday by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Al-Qaeda is pushing other extremist groups to adopt its efforts to supplement al-Qaeda's capabilities, according to the Estimate. (Jul 18, '07)

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