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Al-Zawahiri killing shows 'over-the-horizon' counterterrorism can work

Despite what critics said during the Afghanistan withdrawal, the US didn't need boots on the ground to take a top terrorist off the board.

Global Crises

How a cottage terrorism industry made a lion out of an al-Qaeda mouse

A new book puts together documents uncovered at Osama bin Laden's hideout and finds the roots of a 20-year threat inflation.


Taliban and Al Qaeda: If there's no war, there won't be an alliance

But all bets are off if the United States starts rekindling a civil conflict there.