GETTING THE BIG ONE: Reports like this one continue to fuel hopes that Usama will soon be captured. While I’m not sure how dramatic the practical effect of capturing or “otherwise dealing with” all these top al Qaeda leaders will be, it should have a dramatic psychological impact. Plus, as an added bennie, Daschle and all the other idiots who say the Iraq war is distracting us from going after al Qaeda might shut up.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.