Friday, April 28, 2006

Need more proof that the Iraq war is counterproductive?

The CIA says so, officially. This is what you can read when the administration doesn't order them to cook the books on intelligence.

"US admits Iraq is terror 'cause'"
By Tom Baldwin
"Report says that 11,000 attacks worldwide shows the war has become driving factor for extremists"

"THREE years after its invasion of Iraq the US Administration acknowledged yesterday that the war has become “a cause” for Islamic extremists worldwide and there is a risk of the country becoming a safe haven for terrorists hoping to launch fresh attacks on America.

"According to CIA data released yesterday, there were 11,111 terrorist incidents last year, killing more than 14,600 non-combatants, including 8,300 in Iraq. Of the 56 American civilians killed by terrorists in 2005, some 47 of them were in Iraq."

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