Is al-Qaeda winning?

Is al-Qaeda winning?

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Guarding Wall Street

A potential terrorist target - Wall Street is guarded round the clock.

Seven years into the global war on terror, is al-Qaeda winning?

Part Three - Money

This programme tests the big promises governments have made about the financial war on terror.

Is it really al-Qaeda's 'lifeblood' or 'oxygen'?

And has freezing assets and bank accounts hindered al-Qaeda's ability to arm its fighters?

Owen Bennett-Jones speaks to leading officials at the US Treasury and the UN Security Council's al-Qaeda and Taleban monitoring committee.

From this a picture emerges of how al-Qaeda is continuing to raise, move and spend money with relative ease.

First broadcast Monday 13th October 2008

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