"The only actual war took place in afghanistan and resulted in the almost total annihilation of al-Qaida." - Ben Gurion It appears that the bulk of Al Quaeda escaped to Pakistan. Sigint and Comint intercepts show that they are operating openly in the "Tribal Areas". Tora Bora was a lot of smoke and fire, but it appears that the warlords we were paying to bag Al Queada were also being paid to let them go.
Yemeni ISIS affiliate claims responsibility for Sanaa mosque bombing (Reuters)
from the article: U.S. tells Israel it will shun PA gov't that includes Hamas