Abdullah Anas spoke with AlertNet after a panel discussion titled “The Death of Global Jihadism, a Disparate al Qaeda?” at the “Reporting on International Security and Terrorism” seminar in Istanbul. YouTube Preview Image

Panel discussions at the event are hosted by international security experts and attended by 25 journalists from around the world.

Sponsors of the seminar include Thomson Reuters Foundation, The Stanley Foundation, Gerda Henkel Stiftung, Stiftung Mercator, Istanbul Policy Center and Sabanci University.

Picture Credit: An army soldier stands near a tank and a building destroyed during recent fighting between the army and al Qaeda-linked militants in the southern Yemeni city of Zinjibar, Abyan June 21, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah