US 'needs terror policy debate'
A senior US intelligence official has told the BBC that the American-led war in Iraq was “a gift of epic proportions to Osama Bin Laden”. The official, identified as Anonymous, is preparing to publish a new book which says that the US is losing the battle against the al-Qaeda network. He told the BBC’s Newsnight programme that the US needed to have a debate about its policies in the Middle East. He said the military option alone was “a bloody and unsuccessful tool”. Full Story