Al-Qaida Group In Mali Expands Quickly

Jan 25, 2013
Originally published on January 25, 2013 9:14 am

The suspected leader of last week's deadly attack on a natural gas plant in Algeria was until recently the head of an al-Qaida affiliate. Director of the Brookings Intelligence Project Bruce Riedel tells Renee Montagne the group is the fastest-growing al-Qaida franchise in the world.