This issue of the "CTC Sentinel" features an article by Peter Bergen titled, "Reevaluating Al-Qa'ida's Weapons of Mass Destruction Capabilities," which offers a realistic assessment on the likelihood of al-Qa'ida gaining control over a true weapon of mass destruction as opposed to a weapon of mass disruption. Other reports in this edition include: "The Evolving Terrorist Threat in Yemen," by Christopher Boucek; "The U.S.-Pakistan Relationship and Finding an End State in Afghanistan," by Moeed W. Yusuf; "Piracy in the Horn of Africa: A Growing Maritime Security Threat," by Peter Chalk; "Al-Qa'ida's Key Operative: A Profile of Mohammed Ilyas Kashmiri," by Seth Nye; and "The Role and Significance of Signature Attacks in the Iraqi Insurgency," by Michael Knights. The publication also features a section highlighting recent terrorist activity.
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CTC Sentinel (September 2010) v.3 no.9