CIA Believes Al-Qaeda On The Verge Of Extinction

Posted by | July 26, 2011 23:45 | Filed under: Top Stories

Seven years of drone strikes have al-Qaeda on the brink of collapse.

The assessment reflects a widespread view at the CIA and other agencies that a relatively small number of additional blows could effectively extinguish the Pakistan-based organization that carried out the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks — an outcome that was seen as a distant prospect for much of the past decade…

the top U.S. national security officials now allude to a potential finish line in the fight against al-Qaeda, a notion they played down before bin Laden was killed by U.S. forces in a May 2 raid in Pakistan.

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