After the Sept. 11 attacks, President George W. Bush committed the nation to a "war on terrorism" and made the destruction of Bin Laden's network the top priority of his presidency. But it is increasingly clear that the Bush administration will leave office with Al Qaeda having successfully relocated its base from Afghanistan to Pakistan's tribal areas, where it has rebuilt much of its ability to attack from the region and broadcast its messages to militants across the world.Read reader comments (and replies from the reporters) here. Editor selections are here.
Thursday, 3 July 2008
Amid policy disputes, Qaeda grows in Pakistan
New York Times / International Herald Tribune