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Fawaz A. Gerges

Fawaz A. Gerges is Director of the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics. This article is adapted from his new book, The Rise and Fall of Al-Qaeda.

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News of Osama bin Laden’s killing by U.S. special forces at a compound near the Pakistani capital of Islamabad has sunk in. News of al Qaeda’s demise, on the other hand, has not.

Fawaz A. Gerges