12:30 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT

Past Event

After Bin Laden: A Live Web Chat with Daniel Byman

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW
Washington, DC

The death of Osama bin Laden ushers in a new era for the al Qaeda terrorist network. Expert Daniel Byman says that despite the fear of reprisals, the death of bin Laden deals a serious blow to the organization he began. Bin Laden, Byman says, was a charismatic leader who was extremely effective in drawing recruits to his radical cause.

On May 4, Byman took questions in a live web chat on what a world without Osama bin Laden means in the fight against terrorism, here in the United States and across the globe.

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