National Security
5:12 am
Thu December 6, 2012

Arab Spring Provides Opportunities For Al-Qaida

Originally published on Thu December 6, 2012 5:20 am

The Pentagon's top lawyer has talked about how the U.S. would deal with terrorism after al-Qaida's core was defeated. But experts say the talk is premature. The Arab Spring has helped al-Qaida affiliates proliferate over the past year. And while they might not be able to pull off large scale attacks, they are still a very real threat.