May 6, 2011

Al Qaida faithful mourn bin Laden, but few others do

Hundreds of Egyptians chanting for revenge marched Friday to the U.S. Embassy in Cairo to protest the killing of Osama bin Laden, whose death al Qaida finally acknowledged. But bin Laden leaves a mixed legacy in the Arab world, where few mourned his death publicly, even if many privately agreed with the general al Qaida message — if not the murderous tactics — against American and other Western involvement in the region.

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