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A striking commonality between two al-Qaeda figures that made headlines this week is that they both lived in Iran. Muhsin al-Fadhli, targeted by a U.S. airstrike in Syria on Monday night, is a reported al-Qaeda figure who was reportedly placed under house arrest in Iran, while Sulaiman Abu Ghaith (Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law), slapped with a life sentence in a New York court, had spent more than 10 years in Iran. According to U.S. officials, he was in confinement, however.
At a time when extremism is engulfing the Middle East and brutality is unleashed in its ugliest forms in Syria, the region needs to collectively reject this narrative rather than exploit it