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Graphic of "Jihad 2.0" in the Spring 2011 edition of the al Qaeda English-language magazine "Inspire"

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Rep. Peter T. King, New York Republican, will examine al Qaeda's latest "dangerous tactic." (Associated Press)

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Abu Zubaydah, an alleged facilitator for al Qaeda, has received so-called victim status in the criminal investigation into the CIA prison in Poland. (Associated Press)

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Islamist leader Sheik Hasan Dahir Aweys, left, shakes hand with the spokesman of the Al Qaeda inspired Al-Shabab group Sheik Ali Mohamoud Rage during a ceremony at Afgoye district of Mogadishu on Monday, Dec. 27, 2010. (AP Photo Farah Abdi Warsameh)

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**FILE** This photo of al Qaeda top deputy Ayman al-Zawahri was taken from videotape and posted on the Internet in 2005. (Associated Press)

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Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh is waging a quiet war against al Qaeda in Yemen. (Associated Press)

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Yemeni policemen patrol the area near the courthouse during the trial session of Saleh al-Shawish in San'a, Yemen, on Monday. A court in Yemen has sentenced the al Qaeda militant to death after convicting him of involvement in terror attacks and manufacturing explosives. After hearing Monday's verdict, al-Shawish vowed that al Qaeda will exact revenge on Yemen's government. (Associated Press)

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In this Feb. 2, 2002 file photo, a suspected al-Qaida or Taliban detainee from Afghanistan is carried on a stretcher before being interrogated by military officials at the detention facility Camp X-Ray on Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

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In this Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008 file picture, Pakistani army 130mm artillery guns fire towards militant positions in the Bajur tribal region on the border with Afghanistan, Pakistan. Pakistan is battling surging attacks by al-Qaida and Taliban militants. Most of them are based in the rugged and lawless tribal region across from Afghanistan, where U.S. and NATO forces are fighting an increasingly tenacious Islamist insurgency. Al-Qaida leaders Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahri are believed to be hiding somewhere along the border. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)

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In this Sunday, Sept. 22, 2002 file picture, U.S. Army soldiers of Task Force Panther 82nd Airborne Division take a local man suspected of sheltering al-Qaida members into questioning after seaerching a compound in the southeast region of Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Wally Santana, File)

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This image provided by IntelCenter shows a television frame grab of al Qaeda's No. 2 leader Ayman al-Zawahri in a video posted Wednesday Sept. 15, 2010 on militant websites. (AP Photo/IntelCenter)

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Defense lawyer Frode Sulland (right) and prosecutor Jan Glent (left) appear in court in Oslo on Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, before the start of the trial of a Somali-born Norwegian citizen charged with sending more than $30,000 to top leaders of an al-Qaeda-linked Somali militant group. (AP Photo/Scanpix, Berit Roald)

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** FILE ** David Jakobsen (center), one of three men arrested in an al-Qaeda-linked terrorist plot in Norway, is led out of Oslo Municipal Court on Monday, July 26, 2010. (AP Photo/Scanpix, Erlend Aas, File)

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In this photo of a sketch by courtroom artist Janet Hamlin and reviewed by a U.S. Department of Defense official, Ibrahim Ahmed Mahmoud al-Qosi, a 50-year-old al Qaeda cook from Sudan, attends his war crimes trial Wednesday at the Camp Justice compound on Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base in Cuba. (Associated Press)

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Adnan Shukrijumah, 35, is a suspected al Qaeda operative who lived for more than 15 years in the U.S. The FBI says he has become chief of the terror network's global operations. (FBI via Associated Press)

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Iraqi soldiers secure a street in the Azamiyah neighborhood in Baghdad on Saturday, July 31, 2010, after authorities announced a partial lifting of a curfew imposed on the Sunni neighborhood on Thursday following a brazen daylight attack by al Qaeda militants. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)

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"If we had embedded a covert agent into al Qaeda close to [Osama] bin Laden, 9/11 might never have happened," says former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge. (The Washington Times)

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Yemeni soldiers guard convicted al Qaeda militants in San'a, Yemen, on July 11, 2010. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Janne Kristiansen, director of the Norwegian Police Security Service, speaks at press conference in Oslo, Thursday, July 8, 2010, after three suspected al Qaeda members were arrested in what Norwegian and U.S. officials said was a terrorist plot linked to similar plans in New York and England. (AP Photo/Morten Holm, Scanpix)