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U.S. not ‘tactically’ safer as a result of Iraq war.

By Faiz Shakir on October 16, 2007 at 10:26 am

"U.S. not ‘tactically’ safer as a result of Iraq war."

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The director of the National Counterterrorism Center, Scott Redd, tells NBC News that, “in the short term,” the Iraq war “probably” has created a “giant recruiting tool” for terrorists. In response to a question about whether the US is generally safer after having invaded Iraq, “tactically, probably not,” Redd responded. “Strategically, we’ll wait and see.”

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