Is Al-Qaeda making a comeback? President Obama says the group has been “decimated.” But many contend the network is resurging, noting they control more territory in the Middle East today than ever before. They’re also increasingly active on social media. So, how has Al-Qaeda evolved since 9/11? How does their growing presence in places like Syria impact U.S. national security? Join us Thursday at 7:30pm ET.
On this episode of The Stream we'll speak to:
Brian Jenkins @BrianMJenkins
Senior Advisor to the RAND President
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With its founder Osama Bin Laden dead, and its core leaders on the run, President Obama argued that Al Qaeda was on the path to defeat. But the network's growth across the Middle East and North Africa has some doubting Obama's assessment.