Soho1950 Wrote:
Aug 15, 2014 2:03 AM
"Finally, why is this our fight, 6,000 miles away, and not theirs?" Simply because history has shown repeatedly that the fight won't stay 6,000 miles away if we adopt the idiotic policy that if we just ignore them, they'll go away. There are a considerable number of possible options other than launching a full-scale war against the Islamists, but neither can we advertise to the world that we're unwilling to deal with potential threats. We shouldn't forget that we avoided nuclear war for nearly 40 years by demonstrating that we were willing to act militarily, even if doing so was the last thing we wanted.