Al-Qaeda in Africa - Islamist threat to Europe is overstated says University of Reading expert
Release Date 22 January 2013
Dr Christina Hellmich, from the University of Reading's Department of Politics and International Relations, says Islamist extremist groups in Algeria and the surrouding area are more interested in overthrowing governments than attacking the west. Read Dr Hellmich's Guardian comment piece here.
Dr Hellmich also discussed the role of al-Qaeda in North Africa on Al Jazeera TV