Some time back I wrote on why invading foreign countries creates chaos, and fuels terrorism.
Every day, there is growing evidence that this is more true than before ...
On the Iraq front, there is a very real risk of civil war emerging from the sectarian strife that is going on there. The chaos created there have caused the country to become a haven for terrorist groups and figures (like Abu Mus'ab al-Zarqawi). More importantly, invading Iraq hasa caused terrorism to become a cause that many flock to.
The US Senate clearly stated that Saddam and Al-Qaeda are not linked.
An UN anti-torture expert saying that torture is worse after Saddam.
A US Intelligence report affirming that the Iraq situation fuels terrorism. It describes Iraq as a cause celebre for jihadists. A UK Ministry of Defence report states that the Iraq war acted as a recruiting sargeant for extremists.
Afghan president Hamid Karzai tells the UN general assembly that military action alone cannot stop terrorism.
The presence of foreign troops in
Five years after 9/11, Bin Laden and al-Zawahiri are still on the loose.
War on Terror
A new poll says that most Canadians blame blame the US for 9/11.