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Hussein's Capture Not Likely to Harm Al Qaeda

President Bush has described the Dec. 13 capture of Saddam Hussein as a victory for the “war on terror,” saying that Iraq represented “a visible front” in that war, like Afghanistan, the Philippines and other unnamed countries where U.S. commando teams have been secretly hunting al Qaeda and its affiliates. But the prevailing view among many U.S. intelligence agencies and terrorism experts is that Hussein’s capture, and indeed the U.S. war in Iraq, will have little discernible short-term impact on the web of al Qaeda-affiliated organizations that most threaten the United States and U.S. interests abroad. Full Story

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