Accession Number : ADA530371


Title :   CTC Sentinel. Volume 3, Issue 8, August 2010. Evaluating the Al-Qaida Threat to the U.S. Homeland


Descriptive Note : Journal


Corporate Author : MILITARY ACADEMY WEST POINT NY COMBATING TERRORISM CENTER


Personal Author(s) : Mudd, Philip


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a530371.pdf


Report Date : Aug 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. Topics discussed in this journal include: Evaluating the Al- Qaida Threat to the U.S. Homeland, Radical Islamist Groups in the United States, Manchester, New York and Oslo: Three Directed Al Qaida Plots, Lessons Learned from the July 2010 Norwegian Terrorist Plot, American Journeys to Jihad: U.S. Extremists and Foreign Conflicts During the 1980s and 1990s, Tensions Rise Between Hizb-i-Islami and the Taliban in Afghanistan and Recent Highlights in Terrorist Activity.


Descriptors :   *TERRORISTS , *ISLAM , *TERRORISM , *THREATS , LESSONS LEARNED , AFGHANISTAN , NORWAY , NEW YORK , COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS , POLITICAL SCIENCE , UNITED STATES , GLOBAL


Subject Categories : Unconventional Warfare


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE