Too many people are giving the shooter the benefit of the doubt.
On the one-year anniversary of bin Laden’s death, the story of his once-prominent terrorist group has fizzled out like a bad batch of sparklers.
With an operating budget of just "thousands of dollars," Al-Qaeda has turned to kidnappings and ransom in North Africa for funding.
Iran and Egypt seem to be rekindling their political relationship. Western observers must wonder if this fling will flame out or if this is lasting.