TITLE

Chapter 1. Strategic Assessment

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Country Reports on Terrorism;2009, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Government Documents
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides a strategic overview of the terrorist threat to the U.S. and its interests situated abroad. Primarily, it tackles the setbacks and progress made by the terror group Al Qaeda and its affiliates. The article also discusses how terrorism has shifted from physical manifestations to the cyber world, wherein terrorists and conspirators transact and boost recruitment.
ACCESSION #
75013022

 

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