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Al Qaeda Under 'Catastrophic Stress'-U.S. Official

The al Qaeda network is under “catastrophic stress” and linking with smaller organizations to survive, a top Bush administration terrorism official said on Thursday. Al Qaeda remains a “potent force,” Cofer Black, the State Department’s counterterrorism coordinator, told a House of Representatives subcommittee, but he depicted a decentralized organization in which most seasoned leaders have been killed or captured. They have been replaced by inexperienced people prone to mistakes, such as a November bombing in Saudi Arabia that killed mostly Muslims, he said. Full Story

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