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Three is the Loneliest Number

What does the killing of al Qaeda’s No. 3, Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, mean for Osama bin Laden?

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What does the killing of al Qaeda's No. 3, Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, mean for Osama bin Laden?

What does the killing of al Qaeda’s No. 3, Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, mean for Osama bin Laden?

<p> Bruce Riedel is author of Deadly Embrace: Pakistan, America, and the Future of the Global Jihad. Michael O'Hanlon is co-author, along with Martin Indyk and Kenneth Lieberthal, of the new book, Bending History: Barack Obama's Foreign Policy. </p>

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