“In Search of Al Qaeda” follows the trail of the terrorist organization from the Afghanistan-Pakistan border to Pakistan’s cities into Saudi Arabia and Yemen to find out what has happened to Osama bin Laden’s network since September 11. Traveling through the tribal areas of Pakistan and Yemen, places rarely and, in some cases, never captured on film, reporter Martin Smith unravels what happened to Al Qaeda foot soldiers and leaders who were harbored there.
“What this documentary discloses about the landscapes and psyches in which Al Qaeda flourishes is crucial for Americans to understand.”
– Boston Globe
The jarring reality: This is the real world of terrorism.”
- Rocky Mountain News
“Be warned, there is nothing reassuring here.”
– New York Times