Sunday, July 31, 2011

Even If Al Qaeda is Gone, The Islamist Terrorist Threat Remains

Whatever the Fate of al-Qaeda, the Islamist Terrorist Threat Remains -- Max Boot, Commentary

There is a clear and present danger of premature triumphalism when American counter-terrorism officials proclaim al-Qaeda is “on the brink of collapse.” As Daveed Garstenstein-Ross notes at National Review, we have been hearing such proclamations since 2003, and each time, al-Qaeda has managed to defy reports of its demise. In fact, the al-Qaeda network has shown an impressive ability to regenerate itself–hardly surprising since the resources needed to carry out a single terrorist attack, even one as high-profile as 9/11, are fairly small.

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My Comment: Could not have said it any better.

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