On May 14, 2007, Carlos Pascual spoke with NPR’s Marty Moss-Coane of WHYY’s Radio Times. Their discussion centered on what options remain for the U.S. Iraq policy. Pascual notes that historically civil wars require a political solution to bring about peace and stability and that the current policy lacks a diplomatic initiative to help achieve what military force cannot do alone for Iraq. Listen to the full interview
No vetting system is perfect, but if you look at those who have been arrested for suspicions of being linked to the Islamic State, for example, the vast majority have been American citizens.