By PAMELA HESS, Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON –‘s embrace of violence may be undermining the terrorist group’s support in the Muslim world, the nation’s top intelligence official said Thursday.
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“The question becomes, are we reaching a tipping point to witness the decline of this radical behavior?” saidat a House . “We don’t know but we are watching it very closely.”
Most victims of al-Qaida bombings and attacks are Muslims, McConnell said. In, the violence perpetrated against Iraqis by insurgents associated with al-Qaida pushed local tribes to turn against the group and has led to improved security, he said, adding that the same pattern may take hold elsewhere.
“In the last year….