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Letter from Tora Bora

The Americans almost managed to break Al Qaeda in 2002, but then they invaded Iraq.

[extremism] In late 2001 or early 2002, the surviving remnants of al Qaeda snuck away from their mountain caves in Tora Bora, Afghanistan. Parts of the organization's command structure were left in the gravel, several of the organization's key personnel were badly injured or killed. The shady leader Osama bin Laden and his Egyptian deputy commander Ayman Al-Zawahiri disappeared from the American radar. But the organization they had built up had suffered a severe blow. Some of Al Qaeda's fraternal organizations were dissatisfied with the attack on the United States in September 2001, they rightly believed that it led to an attack on Afghanistan, where Al Qaeda was just one of many groups that had sought refuge. Ribbed his allies, deprived of his hiding place and severely decimated, this could have been the end of the bin. . .

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