Accession Number : ADA516602


Title :   CTC Sentinel. Volume 3, Issue 1, January 2010. The Facade of Allegiance: Bin Ladin's Dubious Pledge to Mullah Omar


Descriptive Note : Journal


Corporate Author : MILITARY ACADEMY WEST POINT NY COMBATING TERRORISM CENTER


Personal Author(s) : Brown, Vahid


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a516602.pdf


Report Date : Jan 2010


Pagination or Media Count : 29


Abstract : The Combating Terrorism Center is an independent educational and research institution based in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy, West Point. The CTC Sentinel harnesses the Center's global network of scholars and practitioners to understand and confront contemporary threats posed by terrorism and other forms of political violence. The feature article in this issue concerns the Facade of Allegiance: Bin Ladin's Dubious Pledge to Mullah Omar. Other articles include: Assessing the Al-Qaida Threat to the United States; the Pakistan Military's Adaptation to Counterinsurgency in 2009; Karachi Becoming a Taliban Safe Haven? ;Uighur Dissent and Militancy in China's Xinjiang Province ;Ninawa Province: Al Qaida's Remaining Stronghold and The French Approach to Counterterrorism.


Descriptors :   *TERRORISM , *TERRORISTS , THREATS , COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS , ADAPTATION , UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY , COUNTERTERRORISM , CHINA , SOCIAL SCIENCES , COUNTERINSURGENCY , GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS , UNITED STATES , PAKISTAN , MILITARY PLANNING


Subject Categories : Unconventional Warfare


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE