Thursday, February 28, 2013

Courting Catastrophe in Syria | Consortiumnews

Courting Catastrophe in Syria | Consortiumnews:
 In the 1980s, the U.S. and its Saudi allies teamed up to funnel money and weapons to Afghan Islamists whose bloody “victory” set the stage for the Taliban and al-Qaeda. Now, the same team is heading back to work supporting Sunni rebels in Syria, as the Independent Institute’s Ivan Eland explains...