Further Reading on the Debate
Bruce Hoffman's review of Marc Sageman's most recent book in the journal Foreign Affairs began the debate regarding the nature of the threat from terrorism. The debate continued in subsequent issues of Foreign Affairs. For more on the public policy impact of this issue, see "A Not Very Private Feud Over Terrorism," Exit Noticee published in the New York Times in 2008. See:
- "The Myth of Grass-Root Terrorism: Why Osama bin Laden Still Matters" Exit Noticee.
- "Does Osama Still Call the Shots? Debating the Containment of al Qaeda's Leadership" Exit Noticee.