Al-Qaeda in the United States: A Complete Analysis of Terrorism Offences

International & National Security Practice Group Teleforum
Start : Friday, March 01, 2013 01:00 PM
End : Friday, March 01, 2013 02:00 PM

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Featured Speakers:
Andrew C. McCarthy
Robin Simcox


Al-Qaeda in the United States: A Complete Analysis of Terrorism Offences“Al-Qaeda in the United States,” a unique and previously unreleased work of The Henry Jackson Society, constitutes the most in-depth analysis of al-Qaeda (AQ) terrorism in the United States to date. At over 700 pages, the publication provides a comprehensive analysis of all those convicted of AQ and AQ-inspired terrorism in U.S. courts since 1997, or who committed suicide attacks on U.S. soil.

As well as profiles of all those who committed such offences, the report contains a statistical breakdown and analysis of key trends, including nationality, age, occupation, percentage of religious converts, education levels, type of charge, the role of each individual offender, connections to terrorist networks, whether terrorist training was undertaken, place of residence, whether the individual had combat experience and more.

In the report’s foreword, former CIA Director General Michael Hayden writes “A study of this scale, of this ambition and of this meticulousness has never before been attempted in the United States and its findings will allow those responsible for our security and our liberty to make judgments based on fact rather than on hyperbole, fear or prejudice.”

The report’s co-author, Robin Simcox of the Henry Jackson Society, and National Review Contributing Editor Andrew C. McCarthy will discuss the report and answer questions from the audience.


  • Mr. Andrew C. McCarthy, Executive Director, Philadelphia Freedom Center
  • Mr. Robin Simcox, Research Fellow, Henry Jackson Society

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