The terrorist Zawahiri has said that al Qaeda will proceed with "several incremental goals. The first stage: Expel the Americans from Iraq. The second stage: Establish an Islamic authority or emirate, then develop it and support it until it achieves the level of Caliphate The third stage: Extend the jihad wave to the secular countries neighboring Iraq. And the fourth stage: the clash with Israel."
Excerpt from President Bush's speech compliments of Mike's America.
Also here is what a strategy looks like in case any of you libs were curious.