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The War Is Over?

arpiem Wrote: Apr 26, 2012 10:17 AM
We can start by bombing Mecca. The U.S. likes to pretend Saudi Arabia is our friend, but it's one of the most radical Islamic countries, probably worse than Iran. Okay, bad idea. Let's just sit around and let them take over the country and kill us all.

"The war on terror is over," or so claims an unnamed senior State Department official, as reported by National Journal's Michael Hirsh in his recent article "The Post al-Qaida Era."

Really? Well, if the war is over, I must have missed the peace treaty signing ceremony. I also haven't noticed a decline in incendiary rhetoric, or the disarmament -- or at least laying down of arms -- that usually accompanies the end of war. Does this mean we can do away with full-body scanners and TSA pat-downs?

Those who believe the war against radical Islamists is over never really believed we...