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The Capture of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed

FBI photo of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed.
FBI photo of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed.

NPR's Michele Kelemen reports the Bush administration believes the arrest in Pakistan over the weekend of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, is a major blow to al Qaeda -- but experts say it is not a mortal blow.

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Michele Kelemen has been with NPR for two decades, starting as NPR's Moscow bureau chief and now covering the State Department and Washington's diplomatic corps. Her reports can be heard on all NPR News programs, including Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
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