Many of you who follow al-Qaeda may not be familiar with FFI, but you’re doubtless familiar with the excellent work of its members (e.g. Lia, Hegghammer, and Nesser). However, FFI has a secret weapon who only insiders know: Anne Stenersen. Anne is an outstanding Arabist (and Russianist) and has an unfair amount of knowledge about terrorist training and weaponry. She’s now published a book on al-Qaeda and WMD. Like everything else the FFI crew produces, I’m sure it’s going to set a new standard for study of the subject.