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Capture of bin Laden would not end terrorism: Wolfowitz

The capture of al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden would be “very big” but would not crush highly decentralized terror networks, US Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz says. “Obviously getting bin Laden would be a very big thing, but anyone who thinks that that’s going to be the end of al-Qaeda — the end of these terrorist networks — doesn’t understand how they work,” he said in an interview with the Public Broadcasting System. The interview was aired shortly after the US House of Representatives doubled its reward for bin Laden’s capture to 50 million dollars. “They are very decentralized operations, the kind of killing that we saw in Spain … It’s not a large number of people. They don’t need support from Afghanistan, so you’ve got to go after them one by one,” Wolfowitz told the viewer-supported network. Full Story

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