Center for Strategic Communication

Ibrahim al-Asiri: AQAP’s Colonel Sanders??

I just stumbled over a punchy little piece of punditry from Brother Bakhsruf posted last month in the Ansar al-Muj forum. His observations about the way in which the U.S. has painted Ibrahim al-Asiri as the evil bombmaking genius are not … Continue reading...

In a Nutshell: Abu Yahya’s Death

I was driving to my office on Monday morning and I came across an accident that had just happened.  A motorcyclist thought he could scoot around a massive flatbed tractor trailer hauling a large piece of construction equipment.  The problem … Continue reading...

Abu Yahya al-Libi is (Possibly) Dead

If true, a cataclysmic blow to the future of al-Qaida’s General Command.  For my money, there’s no recovering from this one.  Once Zawahiri is dead, game over for the senior leadership.  For more, I refer you to my Foreign Policy piece … Continue reading...