To: Interested Parties
From: Robert O. Boorstin
The U.S. war in Iraq has helped to revitalize and motivate the al Qaeda network and risks to Westerners have increased. That's the conclusion of a new report released by the London-based International Institute for Strategic Studies. This is particularly important given the president's invoking of the global war on terrorism to justify the administration's actions in Iraq.
Highlights from Institute's annual Strategy Survey are given below. A summary is available here.