The state of Al Qaida in Southeast Asia ten years After 9-11
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This paper focuses on the activities and prospects of Al-Qaida in Southeast Asia, one of its key operational theatres. The first part is a brief overview ofAl-Qaida's activities in the region and analyzes some of the factors that made Southeast Asia an attractive operational theater for the group. The second part focuses on the Al-Qaida-linked operations in the region and also discusses the trajectory of the organizational and operational evolution of these attacks. The third part assesses the current state of the Al-Qaida threat in the region, analyzing the reasons behind successes and failures of counterterrorism efforts in Southeast Asia. The prospects for the future are assessed in the conclusion.