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Panetta: Al Qaeda On The Ropes

Perhaps laying the groundwork for a more aggressive withdrawal scheme from Afghanistan, newly-installed Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says Al Qaeda is nearly defeated: Defense Secretary Leon Panetta declared Saturday that the United States is “within reach” of “strategically defeating” Al Qaeda as a terrorist threat, but that doing so would require killing or capturing the […]

July 10, 2011