I think [“this”:http://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/main.jhtml?xml=/opinion/2006/02/22/dl2201.xml&sSheet=/opinion/2006/02/22/ixopinion.html] stands as the most comprehensive surrender document signed by any ideology since 1989.
bq. America should avoid direct, large-scale military action in the Middle East, relying instead on surrogates and operating behind the scenes to turn Muslim opinion against the jihadis. … the invasion of Iraq has helped to radicalise the Muslim world and thus push it towards the arms of the extremists.
For fullest enjoyment, as they say, it should be read in conjunction with [“what”:http://www.thewormbook.com/helmintholog/archives/2006/02/expert_advice.html] they [“said”:http://www.thewormbook.com/helmintholog/archives/2003/07/what_we_were_told_2.html] [“earlier.”:http://www.thewormbook.com/helmintholog/archives/2002/09/wicked_and_clever.html]