Al-Qaida Influence Ebbs, but No Success for U.S.

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Shibley Telhami, Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland, talks about his op-ed piece in Sunday's San Jose Mercury News, where he argues that attacks by Hezbollah and pressing local issues have reduced al-Qaida to a bit player in the Middle East. But, he says, al-Qaida's failure does not equal American success.



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