Listening in on al-Qa'ida

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We sat down with AQ and Islamic State expert, Dr. Nelly Lahoud, for a deep dive into the now declassified documents recovered from Osama Bin Laden's Compound in Abbottabad. Dr. Lahoud took us through what she learned from personally translating and analyzing all 6,000 pages of these documents, from the impact of drone strikes to the relationships between AQ and other terrorist organizations in the region. Spoiler alert: many widely accepted ideas may not be correct...

Episode Links:

- Dr. Nelly Lahoud's Books
https://www.amazon.com/Nelly-Lahoud/e/B001KDRC0W%3Fref=dbs_a_mng_rwt_scns_share
- Martha Crenshaw's "The Causes of Terrorism"
https://www.jstor.org/stable/421717?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents
- Modern Warfare Symposium
https://www.globalsofsymposium.org/mws/
- GSF Partner Highlight: Air Center Helicopters
https://air.center/


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