What is this new front? Hammond was vague, but Lahore-based journalist Ahmed Rashid explains, in tomorrow’s edition of the Spectator, that the sectarian attacks are the hallmark of a now desperate al-Qaeda. As happened in Iraq, the terrorist group is indiscriminately murdering innocent Muslims to disrupt the democratic process and foment regional instability. It plans similar chaos for Egypt and Libya. Rashid has written a must read piece about the last roll of bin Laden’s dice.
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