AQIS

Al Qaeda Deadly and Growing 15 Years After 9/11

Fifteen years after the United States declared war on al Qaeda (AQ) for launching the 9/11 attacks on the American homeland, the jihadist group remains active and growing in its various forms, capitalizing on the chaos in Yemen, Afghanistan, Syria, and some African countries.

Mali's vast, desolate north continues to be beset by violence, having fallen under the control of Tuareg-led rebels and jihadist groups linked to Al-Qaeda in 2012