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One Year Later: Jihadism in Pakistan after Bin Laden’s Death

Bruce Riedel

The successful U.S. Navy SEAL attack on Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan one year ago offended the Pakistani government and exacerbated the growing tensions between these two countries. Despite the death of bin Laden in the raid, Bruce Riedel says that today jihadism is finding fertile ground in Pakistan. (View videos by Michael O’Hanlon on the situation in Afghanistan and Daniel Byman on al Qaeda after bin Laden’s death.)