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By Tom Scocca
With the alleged fall to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria of Qa’im on Saturday, and of Talafar a few days ago, the border between Iraq and Syria has now been effectively erased.
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Ayman al-Zawahiri, now the leader of international terrorist organization al-Qaida, has disavowed the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
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