Al-Qaida Faces Recruitment Crisis, Anti-terrorism Experts Say

Al-Qaida Faces Recruitment Crisis, Anti-terrorism Experts Say

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pakistani-flag.jpgOsama bin Laden’s al-Qaida is under heavy pressure in its strongholds in Pakistan’s remote tribal areas and is finding it difficult to attract recruits or carry out spectacular operations in western countries, according to government and independent experts monitoring the organisation.

Speaking to the Guardian in advance of tomorrow’s eighth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, western counter-terrorism officials and specialists in the Muslim world said the organisation faced a crisis that was severely affecting its ability to find, inspire and train willing fighters. (photo, Pakistani flag)

(Continue reading in the Guardian)

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