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Behind The Arab Revolts, An Activist Quietly Pulling Strings From Boston | The Atlantic

January 25, 2012

I don't know how he does it." I ask Andrew Lebovich, a policy analyst at the New America Foundation focusing on the Sahel region, the first thing that comes to mind when he thinks of Weddady. "Everywhere," he replies, "all the time."

Arab Spring Faces Stormy Weather | Aviation Week

January 12, 2012

Andrew Lebovich, policy analyst for the National Security Studies Program at the New America Foundation, says that the several political and ethnic groups that refuse to lay down their arms are probably the biggest threat to internal security in a ...

With U.S. in Pursuit, Zawahiri a Dead Man Walking: Experts | Agence France Presse

December 15, 2011

But the drone strikes, once a daily occurrence, appear to have been on hold since mid-November, and it is unclear when they will resume, said Andrew Liebovitch, an expert at the New America Foundation. “US and Pakistani officials have said that Shamsi ...

Measuring the Homegrown Terrorist Threat to U.S. Military

  • By
  • Peter Bergen,
  • Andrew Lebovich,
  • New America Foundation
December 8, 2011 |

On Wednesday, the Senate and House homeland security committees held their first-ever joint hearing, on the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, to address what has become a familiar theme for both committees -- the threat from "homegrown" terrorists.

Non-State Fighters Gain Deadlier Weapons | Aviation Week

December 1, 2011

“I'm concerned about heavy weapons mounted on technicals (armed commercial vehicles) far more than [surface-to-air missiles],” says Andrew Lebovich, an analyst who covers the Middle East and North Africa for the New America Foundation. ...

What's Behind the Furor in Pakistan?

  • By
  • Peter Bergen,
  • Andrew Lebovich,
  • New America Foundation
November 25, 2011 |

Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz has set off a political firestorm in Pakistan with his claims that he was brokering an offer from Pakistan's civilian leaders to the Pentagon to unseat the leadership of the Pakistani military.

How Big a Threat Is Al Qaida's North Africa Branch? | McClatchy Newspapers

November 6, 2011

Andrew Lebovich, an analyst at the New America Foundation, a non-partisan Washington think tank, says "the public evidence" of collaboration "is too thin to draw that kind of conclusion." "The US and other governments seem pretty convinced, ...

Aqim Escalates the Violence in Algeria – Helped by Libya's War | The Guardian (London)

September 28, 2011

... A study by Andrew Lebovich published by the Combating Terrorism Centre at the West Point military academy in the US charts a rise since April in Aqim outrages, including several suicide bombings, largely aimed at the Algerian security forces. ...

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AQIM Returns in Force in Northern Algeria

  • By
  • Andrew Lebovich,
  • New America Foundation

On August 26, 2011, al-Qa`ida in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) deployed two suicide bombers to attack Algeria’s premier military academy, the Académie Militaire Interarmes (AMIA) at Cherchell, killing 18 people, including at least three foreign military officers.[1] The dual bombing, which struck the officers’ mess hall just after the breaking of the Ramadan fast, made major headlines in Algeria, and earned sharp condemnations from the United States, the European Union, the African Union, France, Italy and the United Kingdom.[2] AQIM’s statement claiming credit for the att

Nigeria Militant Group Boko Haram's Attacks Attract Speculation | The Los Angeles Times

September 19, 2011

"There's a perverse logic to internationalizing terrorism that incentivizes attacking international targets," said Andrew Lebovich, an expert on AQIM at the New America Foundation. "The fact of all the attention on Boko Haram is a clear indication of ...

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