The Silver Lining

by Steve on October 13, 2009

At least there’s one positive to a global recession:

“We assess that al-Qaeda is in its weakest financial condition in several years and that, as a result, its influence is waning,” Mr Cohen said from Washington.

The Taliban, on the other hand, is not suffering the same budget cuts. Seems that poppy farming is booming.

More from the BBC.

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Kath October 14, 2009 at 13:31

Sad, but true — the bad guys always have money.

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