Wednesday, October 05, 2005
IED's in American streets?|
Bergen said the Iraq war marked a training ground for Islamic insurgencies throughout the world. Widespread use of improvised explosive devices would serve as a model for future conflicts. "We have to prepare ourselves for blowback from the Iraq war," Bergen said.Well, he didn't say "American streets" exactly, but it is something to worry about. Bergen's not one to make shit up. He's one of the only Westerner's to actually have interviewed Osama Bin Forgotten.
Bergen, author of "Holy War Inc.: Inside the Secret World of Osama Bin Laden," said Bin Laden continues to lead Al Qaida and has grown in stature since 2001. Bin Laden's video messages have been extremely popular among Islamic insurgents, he said.