Al Qaeda Dumps Its Syria Affiliate

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Since 911, al Qaeda has been synonymous with brutal terrorism in the interests of establishing an Islamic caliphate throughout the Muslim world. Today, its current leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri, has dissociated al Qaeda from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, which he calls too extreme. Liz Sly is Beirut Bureau Chief for the Washington Post.

Credits

Guest:
Liz Sly - Washington Post - @lizsly

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Jenny Hamel, Sonya Geis, Benjamin Gottlieb