"...The new order could pave the way for direct action in Kenya, Mali, Pakistan, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen--all places where the American intelligence believe al Qaeda has a significant presence, but can no longer count on the indigenous security services to act. In the parlance of the Cold War, Petraeus will now have the authority to fight a regional "dirty war."
Wednesday, October 29, 2008
"...Strikes, such as Syria, can occur without Bush's approval , & at the discretion of of Centcomm's Petraeus..."
Wondering how expansive these ideas could become, and whether they would be limited to AlQ...Lake in TNR, here
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