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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 17.09.09 | 19:56 (IDT)

    Looks like somebody forgot to brief Bibi. The Global War on Terror (GWOT) is over. There is a war in Afghanistan and another in Iraq, but the opposition is people, not specific tactics or weapons. The US is also no longer at war against left flanking or helicopter transportation, either. The operation in Iraq is in the final phase of a counterinsurgency effort. The war in Afghanistan is against al Qaida and some elements of the Taliban and is turning into a counterinsurgency operation (far too slowly). Wars on terrorism create terrorists, it turns out.

    from the article: Israel seeks Obama backing on Gaza probe
    First published 02:21 17.09.09 | Last updated 12:47 17.09.09
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