One of the most chilling themes in Jihad is that Al Qaeda, which fell to pieces after Americans routed the Taliban in Afghanistan, is back in business and bigger than ever as a result of the invasion of Iraq. Michael Scheuer, a former head of the bin Laden tracking unit at the Central Intelligence Agency, puts it this way: The unexpected gift of the invasion of Iraq has really been more than bin Laden ever dreamed was possible.
Yeah, the Islamists were A-OK with taking out the Taliban. Just keep your hands off the secularist Saddam Hussein.
BS. This Dem urban myth just keeps on going. Al Qaeda is in Iraq because that's where the oil is.
posted on 04/16/2007 4:41:55 PM PDT
I watch it last night. Pretty good (you can get more in “The Looming Tower), good until the end that is, then we got cut and run spin.
posted on 04/16/2007 4:46:18 PM PDT
(History takes time. It is not an instant thing.)
Al Qaeda is in Iraq because that's where the oil is.
And not because Americans are there. After all they don't any problem terrorizing and killing the Iraqi natives.
posted on 04/16/2007 5:30:25 PM PDT
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