This is actually a good thing.
They are acting like a cogent actor upon the globe's stage.
Of course if the USA doesn't reign in its reckless, mindless & counterproductive actions even if Al Qaeda buys in, there will inevitably be other groups fueled by anger & resentment that spring up.
We always must accept OUR share of the responsibilities for what goes on in the world.
We have to QUIT playing the part of the virgin ingenue.
Come on America, get over yourselves,
God, please, we need adults.