For 20 years the United States has been fighting against the group Al-Qaida in Afghanistan. Those in Washington have assessed the group as not being a huge threat, however others worry that they might be underestimating the group. The group’s leadership has suffered major losses this past year according to research, but it is unclear how many others are lurking in the shadows. There have been other recent outside assessments that have shown the group growing stronger.
The Crossroads of Special Operations