The Hunt: al-Qaida has been quiet for months. Security officials are concerned

WTOP's J.J. Green speaks with Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler about the current threat al-Qaida poses.

On this week’s edition of “The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green,” Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, said al-Qaida is now shifting its operations.

FILE - In this April 22, 2014 file photo, a group of suspected al-Qaida militants accused in the killing of an army general in a suicide bombing, stand trial at a state security court in Sanaa, Yemen. Over the past decade, even as it used Yemen as a base for international attacks, al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula has often clashed with the military and security forces, carrying out attacks and withstanding crackdowns even as it sought to weave itself into Yemeni society. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)(AP/Hani Mohammed)

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J.J. Green

JJ Green is WTOP's National Security Correspondent. He reports daily on security, intelligence, foreign policy, terrorism and cyber developments, and provides regular on-air and online analysis. He is also the host of two podcasts: Target USA and Colors: A Dialogue on Race in America.

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