12:30 pm EDT - 1:30 pm EDT

Past Event

The Ongoing War on Terrorism: A Live Web Chat with Daniel Byman

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm EDT

The Brookings Institution
Online Only

Washington, DC

After the success of the World Cup in South Africa, an attack by the Somali insurgent group the Shabab in Uganda served as a frightening reminder of how dangerous jihadist groups like al Shabab and al Qaeda remain. The attack took the lives of at least 74 people, but the death toll could have been higher had authorities not disrupted two planned follow-up attacks.

On July 21, Dan Byman answered your questions about the ongoing war on terror, U.S. strategies for dealing with terrorism abroad and the presence of militant groups in volatile nations.

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