Monday, October 02, 2006

Lowy Institute Poll - troops in Iraq don't reduce threat of terrorism

Confirming the bleeding obvious, a Lowy Institute Poll has found that a majority of Australians do not believe the war in Iraq has reduced the threat of terrorism.

Click here to read the findings in full.

I think it also certain that the invasion of Iraq has further destabilised the Middle East in alarming ways, acting as a lightning rod for fundamentalist Jihadi Islamists who have seen Iraq as an opportunity to galvanize the Muslim 'street' against perceived US interests.

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