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True Colors of Islamists

Fire_Ready Wrote: Sep 12, 2012 2:34 PM
Our leaders believe that if you treat everyone as 'good Christian Americans', they will respond as good Christian Americans. The problem is that they are not Christian or Americans. In that part of the world, weakness is to be exploited brutally. What we see as generosity, they see as weakness. They do not respect weakness, but they do respect strength. I was at the US Embassy in Tehran in 1979 taking out all non essential personnel. Political correctness and a fear of making a bad decision led to a disaster.
With yesterday’s storming of American diplomatic offices in Egypt and Libya, the world is now watching the true colors of Islamists—something that those of us with experience have known all along. Unfortunately the Obama administration has been doggedly colorblind to the Islamists’ true colors.

We give Egypt $2 billion a year. We give Libya military and financial aid to topple their dictator. But what do we get in the way of thanks? Death and destruction.

Make no mistake—these recent violent events will not be contained to those two countries. It will spread to many other countries that...