“Nine years after 9/11, can anyone doubt that Al Qaeda is simply not that deadly a threat?” asks Fareed Zakaria.
NEWSWEEK Since that gruesome day in 2001, once governments everywhere began serious countermeasures, Osama bin Laden’s terror network has been unable to launch a single major attack on high-value targets in the United States and Europe. While it has inspired a few much smaller attacks by local jihadis, it has been unable to execute a single one itself. Today, Al Qaeda’s best hope is to find a troubled young man who has been radicalized over the Internet, and teach him to stuff his underwear with explosives.
Gee, 9 years laater, I guess George Bush’s War on Terror had nothing to do with this?