Al Qaeda’s new Indian subcontinent branch: What it means for Myanmar

Commentaries and Op-eds September 5, 2014, The Lowy Interpreter

Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri’s statement on Wednesday that he wants to expand operations to Myanmar and the Indian subcontinent will likely result in a new wave of violence. But the initial assailants may not be Islamists, but rather Buddhist extremists.

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