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Can Al Qaeda Be Beaten?

Nuala McGovern Nuala McGovern | 14:46 UK time, Sunday, 14 November 2010


General Sir David Richards, the head of Britain's armed forces warned that the West can never defeat al Qaeda only contain them. He went on to say defeating Islamist militancy is "unnecessary and would never be achieved."
So what do you think? Helpful, honest comments or an admission that will only embolden Al Qaeda? Click here to read more and watch parts of the interview here.

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