Marx and Lenin both believed that the communist revolution must be international in order to survive. If Al Queda truly is the first international communist regime/revolution then Lenin and Marx would most likely predict World Socialism as a result of their uprising.
Go here On Suicide by Karl Marx, to further indulge the topic of European Leftism influencing Al Queda idealogy.
It that because the machine invariably collapes without new influxes of capital, labor, etc. to exploit?