Brit Hume: WH "Defining Enemies As Narrowly As Possible" Staff
Posted: Sep 03, 2014 10:04 AM
BRIT HUME: One way the Obama administration and its defenders have warded off calls for more aggressive action in this increasingly messy and dangerous world is by defending enemies as narrowly as possible. Thus, al-Qaeda became not a growing extremist movement, but a much smaller enemy called "core al-Qaeda." Once Osama bin Laden had been killed al-Qaeda was considered basically defeated, or decimated as some liked to say.