William Maclean

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| Jul 24, 2014

Young Islamic State robs al-Qaida of militant prestige

In hiding, targeted by drone strikes and unable to land a blow in the West, al-Qaida's aging leaders are losing a power struggle with ultra-radical young militants in Iraq and Syria who see themselves as the true successors to Osama bin Laden. The shadowy network ...