August 1, 2011
Al Qaeda 2.0 is the newest threat faced by the U.S., according to Navy SEAL Adm. Eric T. Olson.
Olson said that Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda is bloodied and “nearing its end,” but noted that the next generation of militants to keep the terrorism threat high for a decade to come.
Olson said that the killing of bin Laden was a near-fatal blow for the organization he termed “al Qaeda 1.0,” which was created by bin Laden and led from his hideout in Pakistan.
This article was posted: Monday, August 1, 2011 at 10:24 am