What is Al-Qaeda’s Future? An Interview with…

The recent killing of al-Qaeda chief Aymen al-Zawahiri has raised many questions from analysts, researchers, and journalists about who the next leader of the organization might be. Over the years, many names have been mentioned, numerous analyses have been made on the status and dangerousness of al-Qaeda, and now, attempts are being made to understand what the group’s future will hold. This interview is intended to provide some answers through perspectives provided by Saleh al-Hamwi, a former founding leader of al-Nusra Front, a connoisseur of jihadist dynamics, who is now a political researcher specializing in radical groups.

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