Ideological War On Terror Needed

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    The U.S. military made impressive gains on the battlefield and covertly in countering Islamist terrorists since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. But the military and government at large so far have failed to strike the religiously motivated ideology behind al Qaeda and other Islamic extremists.

    That’s the conclusion of a new book, “Fighting the Ideological War: Winning Strategies From Communism to Islamism, by a group of specialists urging the U.S. government to apply the lessons of the Cold War defeat of the Soviet Union to Islamist terrorism.

    Read more ....Inside the Ring: Ideological war on terror needed - Washington Times

    My Comment: By unwilling to brand and confront radical Islam on the platform of ideas, we have essentially abandoned this critical aspect of the conflict to the enemy.
     
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    UNWILLING TO CONFRONT???!!!

    Darling, US and its West-European vassals have been PROMOTING radical Islam!

    Have a look at the map: every moderate country US "liberated" has turned into a cesspool of radical Islam!
     
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    youcan't wage a war on an ideology.... or we'd still be waging a war against fascism instead of having won WWII
     
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