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Bush’s Incompetence Gives al-Qaida New Life

Juan Cole writes in Salon:

In the past week, worrying signs of a resurgence of al-Qaida surfaced in cyberspace, in Pakistan and in Washington, D.C. The Pakistani military’s invasion of a major mosque and seminary complex in the country’s capital set off an unprecedented, violent wave of protests and car bombings in the north of the country. A new National Intelligence Estimate warned that al-Qaida was reconstituting itself in those very areas of northern Pakistan. A U.S. threat to send Special Forces into Pakistan in search of al-Qaida roiled relations with the weakened Pakistani president, Gen. Pervez Musharraf. And a new videotape of Osama bin Laden surfaced.

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  1. July 26, 2007 at 4:37 pm

    Hello there,

    FYI – The Osama Tape is a FAKE – Rather, it is from 2001.

    Don’t believe everything you read. More here:

    http://nonpartypolitics.blogspot.com/2007/07/salon-writer-fooled-by-new-bin-laden.html

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