Re - Intelligence, Iraq, and Terrorism
agrudko at icon.co.za
Wed Mar 3 00:19:40 EST 2004
-- Original Message -----
From: <LevinMJ at aol.com>
> Josiah Redford writes:
> When thinking of the Intelligence "failures" in Iraq, a glaring fact
> becomes obvious regarding terrorism. Terrorism exists because of the
> loopholes in Intelligence.
Hardly. This is not a fact, and therefore is not obvious and is far less =
Terrorism exists because individuals feel a need to resist an =
overwhelmingly strong group that they see as an oppressor.
It may be argued that terrorism survives because of holes (loopholes =
is the wrong term) in intelligence, but better intelligence will
only reduce terrorism - it =
cannot eradicate it because terrorism is a social tool and there will =
always be those in any society that wish to overthrow the government, =
for a plethora of reasons, from the idiotic to the noble.
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