- The threat of terrorism is wildly exaggerated.
- Al-Qaida barely exists at all as a threat.
- There is no Terrorist International.
- Iraq will not, and could not, fall to al-Qaida.
- The Taliban is not al-Qaida.
- Neither Iran nor Syria sponsor anti-U.S. terrorism.
- It is not a “war.”
- There were never any al-Qaida sleeper cells in the United States.
- Vulnerabilities are not threats.
- No one is in charge.
Wednesday, September 20, 2006
There is no war on terror
Robert Dreyfuss has used extensive interviews with counter-terrorism officials in the US to work out why Bush's dismal "war on terror" is so meaningless. His subheads are below: the whole article is well worth reading.