Originally Posted by Direckshun
Jihadist terrorist networks rely on rhetoric and the impression of a civilizational struggle.
If we fought terrorism as a criminal matter rather than a civilizational struggle matter, we could go a long way to deflating the effectiveness of that rhetoric.
What could go wrong with that approach?
"Well, it is one thing for Bill Clinton to say, I feel your pain. It is another thing for Barack Obama to say I feel your pain that I have caused." - George Will