Event: 16 Dec 2010 0930-1100 DC New America Foundation Self Inflicted Wound–Debates and Divisions Within al-Qa’ida and its Periphery

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Self-Inflicted Wounds

Debates and Divisions Within al-Qa’ida and its Periphery

Please join the New America Foundation National Security Studies Program for the release and discussion of the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point’s new report, Self-Inflicted Wounds: Debates and Divisions within al-Qa’ida and its Periphery, which explores the disagreements and internal tensions that weaken the al-Qa’ida movement independently from state-led counterterrorism policies.

Thursday, December 16, 2010 – 9:30am – 11:00am
New America Foundation

1899 L Street NW Suite 400
Washington, DC 20036

Featured Speakers
Brian Fishman
Co-Editor, Self-Inflicted Wounds
Counterterrorism Research Fellow, New America Foundation

Assaf Moghadam
Co-Editor, Self-Inflicted Wounds
Director of Terrorism Studies, Combating Terrorism Center at West Point

Discussant
Peter Bergen
Co-Director, National Security Studies Program, New America Foundation
Author, The Longest War: America and al-Qaeda Since 9/11 (forthcoming January 2011)

Moderator
Col. Cindy Jebb
Acting Head and Deputy Head of the Department of Social Sciences
United States Military Academy, West Point