7,190. 3/15/2008

"…Al Qaeda represents more of a security nuisance than a strategic threat to the U.S. national security base because it does not possess a broad base of supporters, nonconventional weapons, or armed divisions. A similar conclusion was reached in the UK's new national security strategy published in March 2008: 'While terrorism represents a threat to all our communities and an attack on our way of life, it does not at present amount to a strategic threat.' " [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 – Fawaz A. Gerges, The Far Enemy, 312

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