TITLE

Backdraft

AUTHOR(S)
Bergen, Peter
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Mother Jones;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on how the war in Iraq has fueled the terrorist network Al Qaeda and ignited its dream of global jihad. Announcement of U.S. President George W. Bush on the end of major combat operations in Iraq in May 2003; Information on how the war has hampered the campaign against Al Qaeda according to experts both within and outside the U.S. government; Most emblematic failure of the war on terrorism.
ACCESSION #
13670388

 

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