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02-07-2006, 07:59 AM
7 Feb Washington Times - War Plan Targets Terrorist Resources (http://www.washtimes.com/national/20060206-102324-1082r.htm).

The Pentagon yesterday issued its first comprehensive strategy for defeating Islamic terrorists, saying it has embarked on a war plan to deny extremists the resources they need to operate and survive.

"Once we deny them what they need to survive, we will have won," declares the 40-page strategy from Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and Marine Gen. Peter Pace, Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman. "In the meantime, we must deny them what they need to operate."...

Some of the themes first surfaced in the National Military Strategy released in March. On Friday, the Pentagon released the Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR). It charted the overall course the military will follow in the next four years to fight a "long war" against terrorists. It calls for new intelligence technology and more special operations forces to hunt down al Qaeda operators under a slogan of "find, fix and finish."...