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Apr. 16, 2014

Al-Qaida Video Surfaces

Clear and present danger.

A new al-Qaida video is out and it shows a Yemen gathering of numerous top-level agents and perhaps 100 armed fighters. Nasir al-Wuhayshi, known as al-Qaida’s crown prince, appears prominently in the video, and declares, “We must eliminate the cross. … The bearer of the cross is America!” CNN notes that “the CIA and the Pentagon either didn’t know about [the meeting] or couldn’t get a drone there in time to strike,” though there may be other intelligence reasons for not taking a shot. Drone strikes in Yemen are a relatively common occurrence, as the Obama administration has chosen those pinpricks as its preferred method of battle. But the president has also made a bad habit of spiking the football after dispatching Osama bin Laden, as if that was the end of al-Qaida. This brash meeting should make clear, however, that the danger is clear and present.

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