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The War Is Over?

mwerner Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 12:46 PM
Mr Thomas; “ war on terror continues. We need to fight it to win it!” EH? Sir, whose son ,grandson , daughter or granddaughter should we sacrifice to win it, yours or mine? How is it that you take up a third of my newspaper ed page without giving us one suggestion on how WE can fight terrorism? Shall I buy another gun; refuse to abide to Sharia law when it comes to my neighborhood....????? Not even a suggestion from you as to how to empower 800,000,000 Muslims around the world to fight the bad guys in their own neighborhoods. G.I Joe do it for 'em ' eh? If I am asking the wrong questions forgive me if I missed your solution 40 years ago,for empowering 20,000,000 S. Vietnamese to win their own war. Mike Werner rushisreich@yahoo

"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...