This January 2009 issue of the U.S. Military Academy's Combating Terrorism Center CTC Sentinel features an article by The Combating Terrorism Center titled, "Al-Qa'ida's Five Aspects of Power." The article "examines al-Qa'ida across five factors that encompass all aspects of the group's power: 1) the power to destroy; 2) the power to inspire; 3) the power to humiliate; 4) the power to command; and 5) the power to unify." Other reports in this issue include: "A Case Study of the January 2008 Suicide Bomb Plot in Barcelona," by Fernando Reinares; "A Holisitc Critique of Singapore's Counter-Ideological Program," by Kumar Ramakrishna; "Shifting Trends in Suicide Attacks," by Assaf Moghadam; "The Future of Moqtada al-Sadr's New Jaysh al-Mahdi," by Babak Rahimi; "Reconsidering the Role of Militias in Iraq," by James J. Smith; "The Pakistan Army and it Role in FATA," by Shuja Nawaz; and "Iraq's Border Security: Key to an Iraqi Endstate," by Steven Oluic. This publication concludes with a section highlighting recent terrorist activity.
CTC Sentinel (January 2009), v.2 no.1
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