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Friday, June 27, 2003  

Samizdata.net highlights a huge side product of the current conflict in Iraq - IRAQ IS A HONEY POT.

I'm not convinced.

The article points out that a) the fighters are without serious outside support and b) they are foreign fighters coming in from other countries.

Don't these foreign fighters enjoy the same level of outside support enjoyed by any terrorist organization in the ME? These neighboring counties likely relish the opportunity to blow up an American every day, with no hint of connection to their official policy. Why is this a better deal for us?

posted by Calvin | 12:11 PM

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