This is a post I’ve been meaning to write for a while, but I felt I didn’t quite have enough information to be able to illustrate the point that had to be made. A puzzle piece was missing….. The database was incomplete.
Noting that terrorist organization and the conditions that lead to their development had been a part of the social / political landscape in the Middle East long before 9/11 and the ensuing Global War On Terror, the question that must be asked is this: What are the best options on how the US should deal with dictators in the Middle East in relation to terrorism?
When trying to answer this question in regards to current US foreign policy, I would say the place to start is Iraq. Read more »