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Farmer by genetics, Lawyer by training, currently "vacationing" in Iraq and advising the Iraqi government on border security issues. Before moving to Baghdad, I served in the White House as Deputy Counsel for the Homeland Security Council. I can be reached at opusxryanathotmaildotcom.

Tuesday, March 01, 2005

bin Laden Strategy for Iraq

TigerHawk agrees with my earlier assessment of the bin Laden directive (request?):

"It is tough to see how an order (or request) that Zarqawi focus on America reflects strategic strength."

Of course, as he also notes, the big caveat is the accuracy of the intelligence that generated this report.