Report: Al-Qaeda regains summer 2001 strength.

A new government threat assessment, obtained by the Associated Press, “has concluded that Al-Qaeda has rebuilt its operating capability to a level not seen since the summer of 2001.” The report says the terrorist network “has been able to rebuild despite nearly six years of bombings, war and other tactics aimed at crippling it.”

UPDATE: A fuller AP article, with more details, can be found here.