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Which side is the British Foreign Office on?

Policy Exchange, a new British think-tank, has just published a bombshell series of leaked British Foreign Office documents showing how our ally in the war on terror—or at least its professional diplomats—seek to engage the Islamists who have both engaged in violence and worked so hard to undermine Arab liberals. If only we could legitimize our allies in the region as much as we do our adversaries. Let’s hope the State Department isn’t doing the same.

Michael Rubin — Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East ...

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