Syria, Long Ruthlessly Secular, Sees Fervent Islamic Resurgence
By NEIL MacFARQUHAR
from the NYTimes: Published: October 24, 2003
LEPPO, Syria, Oct. 19 -- Two decades after Syria ruthlessly uprooted militant Islam, killing an estimated 10,000 people, this most secular of Arab states is experiencing a dramatic religious resurgence.
I'm sure this is all according to plan. Read the article. And wonder what else we will accomplish in our ignorance.