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The Muslim Brotherhood's American Defenders

ciarrai Wrote: Jul 28, 2012 2:40 PM
It would help if there were a more out front showing of disgust by regular Muslims the world over about stuff like "suicide bombings." No? Where's the outrage when a guy's attending his only daughter's wedding and a terrorist ignites a bomb killing many at the wedding reception, as happened recently in Afghanistan? Where, o where, is the outrage???

On Wednesday, John Brennan, US President Barack Obama's assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, made a quick trip to Israel to discuss Hezbollah's massacre of Israeli tourists in Burgas, Bulgaria last week.

Hopefully it was an instructive meeting for the senior US official, although his Israeli interlocutors were undoubtedly dumbstruck by how difficult it was to communicate with him. Unlike previous US counterterror officials, Brennan does not share Israel's understanding of Middle Eastern terrorism.

Brennan's outlook on this subject was revealed in a speech he gave two years ago in Washington. In that talk, Brennan spoke dreamily about Hezbollah. As he...