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Analysis: Al Qaeda vs. the West: 2012 and beyond – CNN

On December 27, 2011, CNN's national security blog, "Security Clearance" featured an opinion piece by Mitchell D. Silber, Director of Intelligence Analysis for the NYPD.

In his piece, Silber analyzes terrorist threats that the West should anticipate in 2012. Specifically, Silber focuses on threats in foreign geographies: Somalia, Yemen, and Sub-Saharan Africa as well as threats to the U.S. domestically. Ultimately, Silber concludes that despite the diminishing strength of Al Qaeda's core, other "would be warriors" will continue to pose danger to U.S. interests domestically and abroad.

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