How the US wars have served al Qaeda

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June 8, 2011
CounterPunch
by Gareth Porter  
Posted in Commentary

"Al-Qaeda strategists have been assisting the Taliban fight against U.S.-NATO forces in Afghanistan because they believe that foreign occupation has been the biggest factor in generating Muslim support for uprisings against their governments, according to the just-published book by Syed Saleem Shahzad, the Pakistani journalist whose body was found in a canal outside Islamabad last week with evidence of having been tortured." (06/08/11)

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