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committed, resourceful and globally dispersed adversary with strategic reach (against whom the US will wage) a long, at times violent, and borderless war which requires new strategies, postures and organization.
(The study) urges officials to launch secret missions and intelligence operations to penetrate and disrupt terrorist cells abroad. Some of those operations should be aimed at signaling to countries that harbor terrorists that "their sovereignty will be at risk".
The board recommends creation of a super-Intelligence Support Activity, an organization it dubs the Proactive, Preemptive Operations Group, (P2OG), to bring together CIA and military covert action, information warfare, intelligence, and cover and deception.
this body would launch secret operations aimed at "stimulating reactions" among terrorists and states -- that is, prodding terrorist cells into action and exposing themselves to "quick-response" attacks by U.S. forces. Such tactics would hold "states/sub-state actors accountable" and "signal to harboring states that their sovereignty will be at risk," the briefing paper declares.
Some of those operations should be aimed at signaling to countries that harbor terrorists that "their sovereignty will be at risk".
Kadafi has helped the U.S. pursue Al Qaeda's network in North Africa by turning radicals over to neighboring pro-Western governments.
One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship" -1984