The Failure of Jihad in Saudi Arabia - AQAP, al-Qa'ida on the Arabian Peninsula, East Riyadh Bombing, al-Nashiri by Progressive Management
Approx. 20,320 words.
Published on February 21, 2013.
This paper traces and assesses al-Qa'ida's efforts to launch an insurgency in Saudi Arabia from the mid-1990s until today. It examines the background of Usama bin Ladin's 1996 declaration of jihad, al-Qa'ida's activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 1996 to 2002.