"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)
It seems one of the key questions was never asked following the WTC and Pentagon attacks. That question was "Why do people hate us so much they are willing to die to do us harm?"
Until that question is asked, and satisfactorily answered, we may deploy untold battalions without success.
He confessed his crime.
The trial should be fast tracked, he should be sentenced to death, delayed only for as long as he cooperates with interrogators.
He wanted to die for his cause, I see no reason why he shouldn't die for our cause.
He has all the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire. ~ Winston Churchill