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The hunt for al-Qaida: Continued challenges

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 1:42pm  ET

The hunt for al-Qaida

Richard Barrett, former director of the United Nation's al-Qaida and Taliban Monitoring Team speaks with J.J. Green.


WASHINGTON -- In mid-November, al-Qaida leader Ayman al Zawahri released what he called "a document to support Islam." It was designed to provide guidance for the organization in the face of withering drone strikes, changes in leadership, and uprisings across the Arab world.

Richard Barrett, former director of the United Nations al-Qaida and Taliban Monitoring Team, spoke with WTOP National Security Correspondent J.J. Green on "The Hunt for Al Qaida" about the challenges facing the organization and the U.S. as it continues its quest to dismantle the organization.

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