A new federal report says al Qaeda is back to pre-9/11 levels.
Al-Qaida Better Positioned to Strike the West was prepared by the National Counterterorism Center. The five-page threat assessment says al Qaeda is gaining strength and training new terrorists in a safe haven of western Pakistan.
The report echoes testimony from National Intelligence Director Admiral Mike McConnell to Congress in March.
Six years, a half trillion dollars, and a new cabinet department. And we're right where we were on September 10, 2001. (WaPo)