May 2, 2011

Don't Get Cocky, America

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, Foreign Policy

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The death of Osama bin Laden is a significant blow for al Qaeda, removing a figurehead who had evaded the largest manhunt in world history for almost a decade, and who seemingly managed to remain operationally relevant up until he was killed. In the torrents of commentary that will follow his announced death, many will agree with the puzzling proclamation that analyst Peter Bergen made on CNN last night that this marks the end of the war on terror.

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