Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Going Global

"ObL is dead and General Motors is alive!" beamed a triumphant Uncle Joe, as he was campaigning for re-election in 2012. 44 agreed, often reciting that "Al-Qaeda is on the run."

Well, not exactly. A phenomenal must-read analysis by The Economist explains:
From Somalia to Syria, al-Qaeda franchises and jihadist fellow travellers now control more territory, and can call on more fighters, than at any time since ObL created the organisation 25 years ago.
They also have a map of Al-Qaeda & Friends.

Do yourself a favor and read the entire piece

Submitted by Alex