Tue January 22, 2013
Al-Qaida's Next Stronghold? What's At Stake In North Africa
Originally published on Tue January 22, 2013 12:10 pm
Recent unrest in Mali and Algeria point to the growing influence of al-Qaida in North Africa. Wall Street Journal Pentagon reporter Julian Barnes and Ret. Col. Thomas Dempsey, chair for security studies at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, explain the latest developments and the threat al-Qaida presents in the region.