Monday’s bombings in Riyadh drove home with deadly force how little is known about how Al Qaeda has changed and the new dangers the terrorist network poses to the tens of thousands of Americans in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere overseas, officials of both nations said Tuesday. For years, U.S. and Saudi authorities have analyzed the threat Al Qaeda poses in the Persian Gulf kingdom perhaps more aggressively than anywhere else. But Monday’s well-planned, well-orchestrated strikes heightened concerns in both countries that more attacks are imminent and that Al Qaeda has regrouped in a new and stronger fashion since the Sept. 11 attacks that makes its movements harder than ever to detect, authorities said. Full Story
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