The Christian Science Monitor cited an article by Philip Mudd in the CTC Sentinel. “In an article in the August edition of the CTC Sentinel, a publication of the Combating Terrorism Center at the US Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., Philip Mudd, a former top US security official, writes: ‘The Pakistan-Afghanistan border region will not be the sole, or even primary, source of bombing suspects…Nine years into this campaign, the core organization appears to be struggling; its followers, while dispersed and dangerous, are facing more questions about their tactics. Patience is the key. As the nine year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, the United States is safer and the jihadist ideological wave has crested. Unfortunately, it will be years before those who believe in al-Qa’ida’s [Al Qaeda’s] message finally die off.'” To read the Christian Science Monitor article, click here.

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