U.S. Commander: Al Qaeda’s focus is Pakistan, not Iraq.

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"U.S. Commander: Al Qaeda’s focus is Pakistan, not Iraq."

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Gen. James Conway, the head of the Marine Corps and a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said, “Iraq is now a rear-guard action on the part of al Qaeda. … They’ve changed their strategic focus not to Afghanistan but to Pakistan, because Pakistan is the closest place where you have the nexus of terrorism and nuclear weapons.” Caroline Wadhams explains what we need to do to address the problem.

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