One year ago, a team of Navy Seals on a secret mission to Pakistan took out the world's best known terrorist leader. Osama bin Laden's death was hailed as a major victory in the war against terror -- the coup de grace in the dismantling of his Al Qaeda network.
But while Al Qaeda's organization may be on the ropes, its anti-western message is still strong.
So what does that mean for future terrorist attacks?
Brian Fishman is a counterterrorism fellow with the New America Foundation and a researcher at West Point.