What, you mean even if al-Qaeda goes away, or “implodes,” other Muslims will continue the jihad? Does this then mean that, in the words of Ayman Zawahiri, “Jihad in the path of Allah is greater than any individual or organization. It is a struggle between Truth and Falsehood, until Allah Almighty inherits the earth and those who live in it. Mullah Muhammad Omar and Sheikh Osama bin Laden””may Allah protect them from all evil””are merely two soldiers of Islam in the journey of jihad, while the struggle between Truth and Falsehood transcends time”? More on this story.
“Yemen faces new Jihad generation,” by Ginny Hill for BBC, September 17:
The deadly car bombing outside the US embassy in Yemen represents an escalation in attacks against Western targets and shows al Qaeda-inspired jihadis are growing in ability and determination.
Islamic Jihad has claimed responsibility for the attack, which killed at least 16 people, but it is possible that other groups will come forward in the next few days.
There is a complex network of over-lapping splinter cells and claims of rival leadership within Yemen…