US economic and military aid to Pakistan has long been tied to its strategic objectives in the region, offering no ‘special treatment’ and leaving Pakistan’s economic situation increasingly unsustainable.
The failed terrorist bombings of London and Glasgow allow a collective sigh of relief. Initial analysis suggests that the bombs were viable and if detonated would have caused massive loss of life, injury and damage.
Al-Qai'da strategy is more in keeping with the boardroom of a multi-national business than a military campaign headquarters. Therefore looking at how modern business practices have evolved over recent years may provide both an insight into the current threat to the UK and ways to counter it.