Feb. 17, 2005

War Helps Recruit Terrorists, Hill Told (washingtonpost.com)

Washington Post Staff Writers
Thursday, February 17, 2005; Page

The insurgency in Iraq continues to baffle the U.S. military and intelligence communities, and the U.S. occupation has become a potent recruiting tool for al Qaeda and other terrorist groups, top U.S. national security officials told Congress yesterday.

'Islamic extremists are exploiting the Iraqi conflict to recruit new anti-U.S. jihadists,' CIA Director Porter J. Goss told the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence."


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