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May 18 2011

Now Osama bin Laden is no more, is it time to reflect on the delinking of aid?

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So Osama bin Laden is now dead. After months of observing his hide-out in Abbottabad, 40 miles north of Islamabad, Pakistan, American Special Forces launched a clandestine operation to capture or kill Bin Laden. Within forty minutes it was all … Continue reading

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Jan 28 2011

Al-Qaeda’s renewed focus to inflict terrorist atrocities on British soil reflects a pervasive weakness in their strategy

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Britain, Europe and the US can expect an increase in attempts by al-Qaeda to attack their interests.  However, these efforts should be understood as part of al-Qaeda’s pervasive weakness rather than its strength.  Al-Qaeda’s leaders, particularly in Yemen, know that … Continue reading

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