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Has Al Qaeda defeated itself?


Has Al Qaeda defeated itself?

Created on Monday, 18 May 2009 16:19
Written by Paul Eedle

Interesting article by Fawaz Gerges of Sarah Lawrence University in New York on how Al Qaeda's mass killing of civilians has destroyed its support among Muslims. I suspect he's right, but the opinion polls he quotes are not as conclusive as he says.

"If you wonder what has happened to al-Qaida, follow the trail of Arab and Muslim public opinion, and you'll get a clear picture of its massive crisis of authority and legitimacy."

Read the full article on Open Democracy