Two and a half years after Osama bin Laden's death, the terror group he founded may be stronger than ever. Al-Qaida and its affiliated organizations, such as Somalia's al-Shabab, "now control more territory, and can call on more fighters, than at any time since Osama bin Laden created the organization 25 years ago," reported a recent article in the Economist.
We look at the growth of al-Qaida, its bases and training grounds, and explore what the group's persistence means for the U.S. "war on terror."
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