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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Paul R. Pillar
Western intelligence agencies and analysts for years have been warning that al Qaeda and other terrorist groups are increasingly relying on a deadly weapon in their tool kits: female suicide bombers.
"He probably also will argue that increasing the capabilities of radical Sunni groups in the Syria fight will increase the chance of them causing trouble elsewhere," said Mr. Pillar. "Today it is Lebanon; tomorrow it might be somewhere else."
Paul Pillar, a researcher at Georgetown University's Center for Security Studies, said Saudi Arabia's biggest concern is "largely a sectarian one, with focus now on a fight between Sunnis and Alawites in Syria."