Examining the Violence
This article takes the often heard rationale, "fight 'em there so we don't fight 'em here", completely apart: The Iraq Effect: War Has Increased Terrorism Sevenfold Worldwide
excerpt 1: "Our study shows that the Iraq War has generated a stunning sevenfold increase in the yearly rate of fatal jihadist attacks, amounting to literally hundreds of additional terrorist attacks and thousands of civilian lives lost..."
excerpt 2: "The fact that the Iraq War radicalized some young Saudis is underlined by studies showing that more Saudis have conducted suicide operations in Iraq than any other nationality."
Why is the Saudi connection to the suicide bombers virtually unknown to Americans?
The article utilizes information from the MIPT Terrorism Knowledge Base.
Is the neo-conservative all out war agenda designed to actually increase the threat of terrorism? There are two possibilities. Either the increase in terrorism is intentional or neo-cons are truly complete and utter hapless fools.