The Resource Al Qaeda-affiliated groups : Middle East and Africa, Carla E. Humud, coordinator ; Alexis Arieff, Lauren Ploch Blanchard, Christopher M. Blanchard, Jeremy M. Sharp, Kenneth Katzman

Al Qaeda-affiliated groups : Middle East and Africa, Carla E. Humud, coordinator ; Alexis Arieff, Lauren Ploch Blanchard, Christopher M. Blanchard, Jeremy M. Sharp, Kenneth Katzman

Label
Al Qaeda-affiliated groups : Middle East and Africa
Title
Al Qaeda-affiliated groups
Title remainder
Middle East and Africa
Statement of responsibility
Carla E. Humud, coordinator ; Alexis Arieff, Lauren Ploch Blanchard, Christopher M. Blanchard, Jeremy M. Sharp, Kenneth Katzman
Creator
Contributor
Project director
Publisher
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"After more than a decade of combating Al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the United States now faces an increasingly diverse threat from Al Qaeda affiliates in the Middle East and Africa and from emerging groups that have adopted aspects of Al Qaeda's ideology but operate relatively or completely autonomously from the group's senior leadership. U.S. counterterrorism debates have focused on "formal" Al Qaeda affiliates, and policymakers increasingly are considering options for addressing the range of threats posed by the wider spectrum of groups inspired by -- or similar in goals and aspirations to -- Al Qaeda. An additional challenge is the fluid nature of the threat, given the apparent fragmentation of Al Qaeda, and Ayman al Zawahiri's struggle to assert leadership of the group in light of challengers such as Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al Baghdadi. Finally, concerns regarding these issues might shape ongoing reevaluations of the federal statutes that underpin current U.S. counterterrorism policy, including the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF, P.L. 107-40). In addition to the AUMF, Congress has addressed the emergence of Al Qaeda affiliates through a number of channels, including oversight of executive branch counterterrorism policies and practices; authorization and appropriations of U.S. funds for counterterrorism operations; and assistance for partner nations engaged in such operations"--Preliminary page
Member of
Cataloging source
AWC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Humud, Carla E
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6432.5.Q2
LC item number
H86 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Library of Congress
Series statement
CRS report for Congress
Series volume
R43756
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Qaida (Organization)
  • Qaida (Organization)
  • Terrorists
  • Terrorists
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorism
  • Terrorists
  • Africa, North
  • Middle East
  • United States
Label
Al Qaeda-affiliated groups : Middle East and Africa, Carla E. Humud, coordinator ; Alexis Arieff, Lauren Ploch Blanchard, Christopher M. Blanchard, Jeremy M. Sharp, Kenneth Katzman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"October 10, 2014."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sub-regional profiles of Al Qaeda involvement -- Select policy debates -- Possible tools for Congress -- Outlook
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (51 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893200533
  • (OCoLC)ocn893200533
Label
Al Qaeda-affiliated groups : Middle East and Africa, Carla E. Humud, coordinator ; Alexis Arieff, Lauren Ploch Blanchard, Christopher M. Blanchard, Jeremy M. Sharp, Kenneth Katzman
Publication
Note
"October 10, 2014."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sub-regional profiles of Al Qaeda involvement -- Select policy debates -- Possible tools for Congress -- Outlook
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (51 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
Hein Online
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893200533
  • (OCoLC)ocn893200533

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