“How do you deal with al Qaeda?” former British Prime Minister Tony Blair asked rhetorically during a public hearing in London earlier this month. Mr. Blair quickly answered his own question: “You can’t deal with them unless you deal with the bigger picture, which includes Iran.”
For many in the West, Mr. Blair’s words must have seemed odd. After all, we’ve been told over and over again that Iran’s mullahs and al Qaeda come from opposing versions of Islam that are so irreconcilable they cannot cooperate even in the face of common enemies. Mr. Blair knows better.
For the second time in less than a year, Mr.… Seguir leyendo »