Israel and the West have a common stake in ensuring that the deep divisions among jihadis remain in place.
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IN THE SPRING of 2011, all was not well for Al-Qaida and the global jihad movement it had spawned.On May 11, a US special operations team had killed Osama bin Laden in his safe house in Abbottabad, Pakistan. The elimination of the charismatic leader of Al-Qaida coincided with dramatic upheavals in the Middle East that did not initially seem to play into the hands of the global terror organization.
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