Articles >Author>Matthew Levitt

  • June 02, 2014|Matthew LevittMiddle East Quarterly


    Al-Qaeda's success in carrying out the most devastating terrorist attacks ever meant that the dozen or so years since have seen American attention and resources dedicated to chasing down and dismembering the bin Laden network. That focus has...

  • January 01, 2010|Matthew LevittMiddle East Quarterly

    Syria's Financial Support for Jihad

    It costs a lot of money to run an insurgency. There are arms to buy, attacks to launch, bribes to pay. The local population has to be won over, and extensive networks have to be actively maintained, often involving members of various groups, criminal

  • September 01, 2007|Matthew LevittMiddle East Quarterly


  • May 23, 2006|Matthew LevittNew York Sun

    Hamas: Politics, Charity, and Terrorism in the Service of Jihad

  • January 01, 2004|Matthew LevittMiddle East Quarterly

    Hamas from Cradle to Grave

    Over the past three years, the United States has uncovered just how systematically terrorist groups conceal their activities behind charitable, social, and political fronts. Investigators, faced with the threat posed by Al-Qa'ida and its many...

  • June 01, 2003|Matthew LevittMiddle East Quarterly

    Targeting Terror

  • June 01, 2002|Matthew LevittMiddle East Quarterly

    War on Terrorism Scorecard

    September 11, 2001, was a watershed in the history of terrorism. Until September 11, fewer than 1,000 Americans were killed in terrorist attacks in the United States and abroad in over thirty years. Before this date, no one terrorist operation...