The Terror Trap

March 2016
Atlantic;Mar2016, Vol. 317 Issue 2, p15
The article discusses U.S. military intervention in the Middle East against terrorist organizations such as the Islamic State and threats posed by these groups to the U.S. The author suggests that violence against the U.S. is tied to U.S. military action in the region. Emphasis is given to topics such as the al-Qaeda organization's targeting of the U.S. due to the U.S. military presence in Saudi Arabia, how the U.S. invasion of Iraq empowered the Islamic State, and U.S. presidential candidates.


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