Harry hope 2012-03-28 21:45:58
From The Independent, 8/1/03:
Conflict ‘may have driven Muslims into arms of al-Qa’ida’
By Ben Russell Political Correspondent
The war to topple Saddam Hussein may have damaged the campaign against
international terrorism by driving Muslims into the arms of al-Qa’ida,
an all-party committee of MPs said yesterday.
The Commons Foreign Affairs Select Committee said al-Qa’ida remained a
“significant threat” to Britain, after hearing that the terrorist
network may still have the loyalty of more than 17,000 militants in up
to 60 countries.
In a report that raises questions about an important part of the
justification for war, MPs said the campaign in Iraq might have
“enhanced the appeal of al-Qa’ida to Muslims living in the Gulf region
Yeah, great, but who cares about that. Tell us about the WMD.
Tempest 2012-03-29 00:20:51
A report came out last week which said the same thing about the U.S.
Bush has made Americans less safe, not more.
“If the Lord can see his way clear to bless the Republican Party the way
it’s been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even
– Will Rogers