Thursday, October 06, 2005
Last Op Ed Until Oct. 11th...
- By Warner Todd Huston
President Bush just gave a rousing speech in favor of staying the course in the war on terror at the National Endowment for Democracy, Thursday the 6th of October, and I couldn't agree more with his sentiments expressed therein.
Bush has stated in the most direct terms yet what this war is about. He said of this radical Islamism that we face; "This form of radicalism exploits Islam to serve a violent political vision: the establishment, by terrorism and subversion and insurgency, of a totalitarian empire that denies all political and religious freedom."
Additionally he has reminded us how they have repeatedly furthered their aims. "Their tactic to meet this goal has been consistent for a quarter century: They hit us and expect us to run", he said. This is a clear reference to the Clinton Administration's failed efforts to treat terrorism as the war it really is instead of imagining it is a police matter as was done.
He warned that our past reactions have made the enemy stronger.........
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