al Qaeda: Two Years After Bin Laden

Two years after Usama Bin Laden's death, this survey asks respondents what has changed in the world of terrorism since the demise of al Qaeda's founder. Below are several questions designed to gain the collective insights of terrorism/counterterrorism experts and enthusiasts.

This survey attempts to measure changes in the threat of al Qaeda terrorism and public perceptions of the threat of terrorism over an extended time period dating back to the first version of this survey launched on January 2, 2011. This survey is shorter than previous surveys and is designed to take 2 minutes to complete.

Thank you for supporting this survey and contributing to the collective assessment of al Qaeda. The results of this survey will be posted over the next several weeks at

Here's the first question.....