Giuliani Wants a ‘Surge’ in Afghanistan
Some interesting foreign policy ideas from Rudy Giuliani today, definitely not in the isolationist vein: Giuliani Will Back a ‘Surge’ in Afghanistan.
A closer focus on the way terror gangs use the internet is very welcome; the ability of the jihadists to exploit the internet to plan, share information, and even train via video, is one of our most under-recognized threats.
WASHINGTON — Mayor Giuliani will announce a new four-point war strategy in New Hampshire today, an effort to refocus a primary campaign season for Republicans that has centered in recent weeks less on foreign affairs and more on immigration and domestic issues.
Specifically, Mr. Giuliani will call for a new military surge in Afghanistan, a change in the way America’s spies are promoted so that officers are rewarded for finding actionable intelligence and not just the number of agents they recruit, and a new war on Al Qaeda’s intricate network of Web sites, sites used both to communicate with its agents in the field and to recruit new jihadis.
He’s the anti-Ron Paul.