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March 7, 2007 Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 332

‘The Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb’: The Evolving Terrorist Presence in North Africa

March 7, 2007 | By D. Lav
North Africa | Inquiry & Analysis Series No. 332

On January 24, 2007, with the blessing of Osama bin Laden, the Algerian Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat (GSPC) changed its name to The Al-Qaeda Organization in the Islamic Maghreb. Thus was cemented a union that had been announced several months previously; this union is the fruit of longstanding...

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