Is al-Qaeda on the offensive?

From Global Public Square Thu Jan 24 2013, 08:13:02

By Fareed Zakaria The recent terrorist attack at a natural gas plant in Algeria-which, together with the counterstrike by Algiers, left 38 hostages and 29 militants dead-has aroused fears that we are watching the resurrection of al-Qaeda, no longer just in Southwest Asia but in virtually every corner of Africa as well. British Prime Minister [...]

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