Syria: The Next Breeding Ground for Global Jihad

(Wall Street Journal) Reuel Marc Gerecht - The anti-American Sunni Islamic militancy in Syria is now hotter and more magnetic than the latent jihadism that came to power with Mullah Omar and the Taliban in 1996. Hard-core holy warriors won't leave Americans alone because the U.S. has declined to fight. The U.S. doesn't get to declare the battle against Islamic radicalism over. The writer, a former CIA operative, is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies.

2013-10-09 00:00:00

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