Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Terrorism more likely

BBC News - Iraq policy 'spawned new terror'
The countries had tried to "keep the lid on" problems by military force and had failed to address the root causes, the Oxford Research Group warned.

[. . .]

Its latest report said these issues were still the greatest threats, but added that the ongoing war on terror and the war in Iraq were increasing the risk of future terrorist attacks on the scale of 9/11.
So much for the idea that by fighting them there we are making ourselves safer at home - an argument I've never bought into personally.

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