International Security & Foreign Policy

The Abbottabad Papers: A Guide to al Qaida and Its Relationships with States and Non-State Actors

Grant Year: 2018


Nelly Lahoud will research and write a book examining al Qaida’s evolution between 2001 and 2011, exploring its relationships with various states in the region, and assessing its impact on affiliated terrorist organizations. She will make use of documents recovered during the Abbottabad raid and conduct interviews in several countries in which al Qaida was active.

New America Foundation International Security & Foreign Policy

$170,000