- Written by Dr. Bruce Hoffman, Prepared Exclusively for SITE
- Articles & Analysis
- Created: June 1, 2008
The fashion this spring in Washington, D.C. is optimism — at least so far as al-Qaeda and the war on terrorism are concerned. In recent weeks, a succession of senior Bush Administration officials, intelligence officers, pundits, newspaper columnists, academicians and other knowledgeable observers have joined in trumpeting, if not quite the imminent end of al-Qaeda, at least the beginning of its end.