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By Michael P. Orsi
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Henry Jackson Society
The Henry Jackson Society is a non-partisan association. The society's goals include the promotion of "democratic geopolitics". The society is named after Henry M. Jackson, the late Democratic Senator from Washington State. Besides favoring labor unions, full employment, and welfare in domestic policy, Jackson was in foreign policy known for his opposition to communism and support of a strong military. - Source: Wikipedia
Syria has become al Qaeda's largest safe haven, with more than 10,000 fighters who outnumber the terrorist network's core organization in Pakistan and its affiliates in North Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.
Details continue to emerge in the investigation of the deadly Boston Marathon blasts, which left three dead and more than 260 wounded. What is immediately clear is the need for security officials to undertake a careful review of the terrorist threat that exists on U.S. soil.
Reports are released every day in Washington, but one that could prove to be of life-or-death importance was unveiled last week by the Henry Jackson Society, a bipartisan think tank with headquarters in London. "Al-Qaeda in the United States: A Complete Analysis of Terrorism Offenses" holds up a mirror to America and provides us with a clear but terrifying image.
He's reviled as the one-eyed, hook-handed terror suspect so troublesome that even Queen Elizabeth II reportedly felt moved to wonder why he remained at liberty despite his fiery call for a jihad, or holy war.