CRS analyses al Qaeda statements

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

WASHINGTON — A report by the United States government's Congressional Research Service (CRS) analysing al-Qaeda statements was made public Tuesday. The report examines methods used, ideas presented, and audience intended in al-Qaeda public statements, and how they have changed over time. The CRS is an auxiliary research office for the United States Congress, and does not make its unclassified reports public.

The full report is available at the website of the Secrecy News project run by the Federation of American Scientists. Released November 16th, 2004, it is titled "Al Qaeda: Statements and Evolving Ideology".