Latest update: 30/12/2009
- al Qaeda - Barack Obama - terrorism - Yemen
Searching the skies for Al Qaeda
After the failed attempt to explode a transatlantic jetliner, is Al Qaeda right to claim victory? What’s the strategy for countering Islamist radicals? In The France 24 Debate, panelists weigh in, including Jack Cloonan, formerly of the FBI's Bin Laden Unit.
Geopolitical analyst, specialist on guerrillas
Editor: University of California Press
Via satellite from Washington DC
Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
Adviser on terrorism to the US house of representatives
Professor, National Defense University
Via satellite from New York
Former FBI special agent, FBI Bin Laden Unit 1996-2002
The Debate is hosted by François PICARD
And prepared by Claire BROWN and Bilal TARABEY
Watch the first part.