Center for Strategic Communication

Book review: The Rise and Fall of Al-Qaeda

Manuel Almeida is in LSE’s Department of International Relations. Here he reviews the latest book from LSE’s Professor Fawaz Gerges entitled The Rise and Fall of Al-Qaeda, published by the Oxford University Press. On the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 …...

GWOT weekly round-up (November 11)

Egypt Issandr El Amrani discusses US policy towards Egypt in The Arabist Iran Jennifer Dyer discusses the latest IAEA report on Iran. Juan Cole believes the IAEA report is flawed. Wired’s Spencer Ackerman and Noah Schachtman disucss Mitt Romney’s shifting …...

GWOT weekly round-up (November 4)

Counter-terrorism The FBI revises its training on terrorism. Iran & Israel Juan Cole is sceptical about reports of a possible US/Israeli attack on Iran. Barry Rubin agrees with him. Tony Karon suggests that it is unlikely, but not impossible. The … Continue...

GWOT weekly round-up (October 28)

Afghanistan Spencer Ackerman discusses allegations of direct Pakistani involvement against US troops. Iraq Michael Totten argues that the Iraq war was a success. Libya The Washington Post reveals that Gaddafi may have stashed $200bn from the Libyan people abroad. Jay...