About the Author

Michael Chandler is a former British Army colonel and was chairman of the United Nations group that monitored the implementation of sanctions against the Al-Qaeda network.  Rohan Gunaratna is head of the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research at the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies in Singapore and is also Senior Fellow at the Fletcher School for Law and Diplomacy’s Jebsen Center for Counter-Terrorism Studies. He is author of the best-selling Inside Al-Qaeda: Global Network of Terror.