Death to Al Quesodilla!
Tucker Case - Tard magnet.
I supported the invasion of Afghanistan and attacks on the Taliban, since they were directly linked to Al Qaeda. It was when the U.S. invaded Iraq and made Afghanistan the back seat that the "war on terror" lost all my support. If the target is and always has been Al Qaeda, then it should remain that way, instead of triggering more insurgency by invading unrelated countries and making their populations hate the West for generations.
The U.S. is more of a target now than it ever has been. I agree that the war must continue, because the flood gates are now opened. If the war stops, the U.S. will lose face, and terrorist networks will declare victory. Then the U.S. will see attacks on its soil on an even grander scale.
But the economy dictates that the war must end sometime. So, in the end, I believe Bush's biggest fallacy was to declare a never-ending war on terrorism as a whole. If he limited it to Al Qaeda and Afghanistan, maybe we'd be seeing real results right now. All we get now are mixed messages, and a report here and there about leaders being killed. So what? Al Qaeda is a non-centralized terror network... they probably have hundreds of leaders, all operating different cells independently, with successors waiting.
We do it in a similar as we handled the Nazi's but in a 21st century manner. Keep thumping them every time they turn around.
It's either them or us.
I hope the Israeli's keep pounding the Palestinians. I hope they keep at this for months. Hamas sends in one rocket, Israel stuffs 30 into the place it came from. If there is a school, mosque or hospital in the vicinity... tough darts.
You asked for it, you'll get it... in spades. That has to be the message. Zero tolerance.