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Clinton was everywhere over the last several days. Man, what a breath of fresh air. For Christmas, I would like a President who wants to help the poor and underprivileged. I would like a president who wants to work for a healthier American population. Finally, I would like a president who cares for all Americans.
“The Iraq conflict has become the cause celebre for jihadists, breeding a deep resentment of US involvement in the Muslim world and cultivating supporters for the global jihadist movement. Should jihadists leaving Iraq perceive themselves, and be perceived, to have failed, we judge fewer fighters will be inspired to carry on the fight.”
Four underlying factors are fueling the spread of the jihadist movement: (1) Entrenched grievances, such as corruption, injustice, and fear of Western domination, leading to anger, humiliation, and a sense of powerlessness; (2) the Iraq jihad;. (3) the slow pace of real and sustained economic, social, and political reforms in many Muslim majority nations; and (4) pervasive anti-US sentiment among most Muslims all of which jihadists exploit.”
So how does this help the Republicans? Are these guys, the guys who wrote the NIE, stupid, uneducated, uninformed, naïve or any of the labels that the president has used?