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Experts say U.S. losing war on terrorism

From Reuters:
U.S. terrorism experts Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon have reached a stark conclusion about the war on terrorism: the United States is losing.

Despite an early victory over the Taliban and al Qaeda in Afghanistan, the two former Clinton administration officials say President George W. Bush's policies have created a new haven for terrorism in Iraq that escalates the potential for Islamic violence against Europe and the United States.

America's badly damaged image in the Muslim world could take more than a generation to set right. And Bush's mounting political woes at home have undermined the chance for any bold U.S. initiatives to address the grim social realities that feed Islamic radicalism, they say.

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So, let me get this straight. As part of our "War on Terror," we attacked country that has since proven was not a grave, imminent threat and in the process created a much bigger threat to our country. When will the chickenhawks see the light? I guess it's hard to when you're head is stuck in the sand.


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