May 6, 2011

Evil Doesn't Die of Natural Causes

Charles Krauthammer, Washington Post

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The new post-bin Laden dispensation is that the entire decade-long war on terror was an overreaction, as shown by the bin Laden operation itself, which, noted one critic, looks a lot like police work, the kind of law enforcement John Kerry insisted in 2004 was the proper prism through which to address the terror threat.

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TAGGED: War on Terror, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bin Laden, John Kerry

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