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Al Qaeda Showing New Life

In the more than two years since U.S. forces destroyed al Qaeda’s haven and much of its leadership in Afghanistan, many U.S. intelligence officials and terrorism experts had come to believe that other Islamist extremist groups now posed the gravest threat. From Istanbul to Madrid, local jihadists mounted daring and deadly attacks with little apparent support from Osama bin Laden’s crippled network. President Bush and other U.S. officials boasted that two-thirds of al Qaeda’s senior leadership had been captured or killed and that those who remained, including bin Laden, were desperate and on the run. Full Story

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