Katherine Zimmerman

Senior Analyst and al Qaeda and Associated Movements Team Lead, Critical Threats Project, AEI

Katherine Zimmerman is a senior analyst and the al Qaeda and Associated Movements Team Lead for the American Enterprise Institute’s Critical Threats Project. Her work has focused on al Qaeda’s affiliates in the Gulf of Aden region and associated movements in western and northern Africa. She has testified in front of Congress and briefed Members and congressional staff, as well as members of the defense community. She has written analyses of U.S. national security interests related to the threat from the al Qaeda network for the Wall Street JournalWashington PostCNN Global Public Square, and the Huffington Post, among others.