$200 Billion for nothin'...
And Osama is still smilin'...
By Brad Friedman on 5/25/2004, 3:23pm PT  

From the "Whoda Thunk It?" File...Courtesy of Reuters:

Al Qaeda has more than 18,000 militants ready to strike and the U.S.-led occupation of Iraq has accelerated recruitment to the ranks of Osama bin Laden's network, a leading London think-tank said on Tuesday.

If only anybody would have thought of that before we went into Iraq! D'oh!