This episode from “Death Making” considers Ayman al-Zawhiri’s role in al-Qaeda following the death of former leader Osama bin Laden. Issues discussed include members’ loyalty to Zawhiri, the organizational collapse of the group and the myriad of resulting affiliation groups and the effect this has had on the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and Al-Nusra front fighting in the Syrian war.
Al Arabiya’s weekly show ‘Death Making’ deals with the issue of global terrorism. It provides insights and analysis into the religious, social, economic and political dimensions of terrorist attacks across the globe. It includes rare and exclusive footage, as well as interviews with well-known figures.