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Subject:  Suspensions of reality Date:  4/22/2013  6:36 AM
Author:  tgrmn Number:  117876 of 149322

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"In his State of the Union address to the American people earlier this year, Barack Obama declared that he was “confident” of achieving “our objective of defeating the core of al-Qaeda”.

Although he acknowledged the need to pursue the “remnants” of the terrorist group and its affiliates, the overall message was clear – al-Qaeda was badly degraded, the tides of war were receding and the US w