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LIGNET: Decentralized al-Qaida Devolves Into Hydra-Headed Monster

Image: LIGNET: Decentralized al-Qaida Devolves Into Hydra-Headed Monster "Hercules and the Hydra" by American painter John Singer Sargent hangs in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Al-Qaida has spread beyond the Middle East and now has its tentacles in all the Sunni Arab countries and in Mali, Central African Republic, and Nigeria.

Thursday, 15 May 2014 03:32 PM

Al-Qaida has undergone a significant transformation since the death of founder Osama bin Laden, expanding its field of action beyond the Near and Middle East to encompass the North African Maghreb and sub-Saharan Africa.

That has meant greater autonomy in leadership, operations, and funding for al-Qaida’s growing number of affiliated terror groups.

Click HERE to read an exclusive analysis by LIGNET's top intelligence experts.


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