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May 25, 2004

Bush Fought Al Qaeda

...and Al Qaeda Won...

Al Qaeda has more than 18,000 militants ready to strike and the U.S.-led occupation of Iraq has accelerated recruitment to the ranks of Osama bin Laden's network, a leading London think-tank says.

Al Qaeda's finances were in good order, its "middle managers" provided expertise to Islamic militants around the globe and bin Laden's drawing power was as strong as ever, the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) said on Tuesday.

Remember this antiwar cartoon produced by TomPaine.com before the war? Couldn't have been more accurate:

Posted by Nathan at May 25, 2004 09:00 AM