Deadly Burkina Faso Attack Bears Hallmark of Al Qaeda

Photo: Ahmed Yempabou Ouoba/AP
LTC Rudolph Atallah
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Africa Center, Atlantic Council

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The Author is LTC Rudolph Atallah

Rudolph Atallah is a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Africa Center. Before retiring in 2009 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel after twenty-one years of service in the US Air Force, Atallah's military career included aviation, special operations, intelligence, and counterterrorism. In his last military posting, he served in the Office of the Secretary of Defense as Africa Counterterrorism Director (2003-2009), while concurrently holding positions as East Africa... Read More

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