Foreign Policy Research Institute
El Shabbab’s goal, says Clint Watts of the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia, is probably to show that it is resurgent.
It was strategic, on Patriot’s Day, at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Three people were killed, more than 150 wounded.
“It is very disconcerting that (Chechen fighters) now come to the United States — because it would strain credulity that it was only these two,” says Edward Turzanski of the Foreign Policy Research Institute.
The covert operation was declassified after the fact, by the Clinton administration.
Three days after the death of Moamar Qaddafi, Libyan rebels have declared liberation and say the country will be guided by Islamic principals.
“One-hundred percent” is the grade that La Salle University professor Edward Turzanski gives the military operation that killed bin Laden, although he wishes the body had been viewed by independent journalists before burial at sea.
Edward Turzanski, senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute, says one of the first jobs after Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak’s resignation will be putting together elections.