Post-Awlaki Conference Call: What's Next for US and al Qaeda (AQAP)?

In a conference call briefing on Monday, October 3 at 10 AM ET, Frederick (Fred) Kagan, who directs AEI's Critical Threats Project (CTP) and Katherine Zimmerman, CTP’s Yemen Analyst, will discuss the impact of Awlaki's death on US security, and on al Qaeda's future. Also addressed will be the latest in Yemen and why it matters to the US. AEI's vice president for foreign and defense policy studies Danielle Pletka will moderate. A Q&A period will follow the presentations.
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Kagan

 

Katherine
Zimmerman
  • Katherine Zimmerman is a senior analyst and the al Qaeda and Associated Movements Team Lead for the American Enterprise Institute’s Critical Threats Project. Her work has focused on al Qaeda’s affiliates in the Gulf of Aden region and associated movements in western and northern Africa. She specializes in the Yemen-based group, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, and al Qaeda's affiliate in Somalia, al Shabaab. Katherine has testified in front of Congress and briefed Members and congressional staff, as well as members of the defense community. She has written analyses of U.S. national security interests related to the threat from the al Qaeda network for the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, CNN Global Public Square, and the Huffington Post, among others. Katherine graduated with distinction from Yale University with a B.A. in Political Science and Modern Middle East Studies.


     


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  • Phone: (202) 828-6023
    Email: katherine.zimmerman@aei.org

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