Tuesday, August 21, 2012

The Middle East and Al Qaeda remain major security threats

Coat of arms of Syria -- the "Hawk of Qur...Coat of arms of Syria -- the "Hawk of Qureish" with shield of vertical tricolor of the national flag, holding a scroll with the words الجمهورية العربية السورية (Al-Jumhuriyah al-`Arabiyah as-Suriyah "The Syrian Arab Republic"). (Photo credit: Wikipedia)A real shooting war remains a real possibility, even as the U.S. struggles to extricate itself from Afghanistan. Besides the resurgence of the Taliban there (see my earlier posting today), Syria and Iran are major concerns for many pundits.


Additionally, a strong argument has been made that the Great Recession was in fact --- at least in part --- the second Jihadist attack on the American financial industry during the first decade of this century.

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