Petraeus, Crocker Admit Pakistan/Afghanistan Is Greater Al Qaeda Threat Than Iraq

During tough questioning from Senators Biden and Feingold today, General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker admit, despite their best attempts to downpl

During tough questioning from Senators Biden and Feingold today, General Petraeus and Ambassador Crocker admit, despite their best attempts to downplay, that al Qaeda's main base of operation and greatest threat comes from Pakistan and Afghanistan; not Iraq.

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As VoteVets.org founder Jon Soltz says, the Bush policy has been a failure because it's a "policy of retreat from bin Laden and Afghanistan." Perhaps people may have forgotten, but the 9/11 attacks were planned from terrorist safe havens in that country. Terrorist safe havens that still exist and are even stronger today than they were 7 years ago.

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