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Gregory D. Johnsen

Al Qaeda's generational split

By Gregory D. Johnsen
November 9, 2007

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RECENT CONFUSION over the status of Jamal al-Badawi, one the masterminds of the attack on the USS Cole in Yemen in 2000, illustrates the difficulties of containing an increasingly fractured jihadist movement. Badawi, who escaped from prison early last year, had surrendered to the Yemeni government in early October, only to be released as part of a plea deal. These ... (Full article: 757 words)

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