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Has Al Qaeda defeated itself?

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Has Al Qaeda defeated itself?

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