What is the future of Al-Qaeda?

The Takeaway

New al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. (Image by Flickr user fotosinteresantes (cc:by-nc))

On Thursday al-Qaeda announced that second-in-command, Ayman al-Zawahiri, will take over the top position. Leah Farrall, Former Senior Counter-Terrorism Analyst for the Australian Federal Police, explains the possible impact on the organization. 


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