Monday, January 14, 2013

al Mechka, al Gotcha, etc

In an interesting article about withdrawal from Afghanistan is this mention of a very commonly held belief:

"One of the preeminent fears that the U.S. and other Western countries have is the possible return of an al Qaeda safe haven"

Let's look at this from another angle: suppose a new, or 10 new, organizations emerged, with names like al Mechka, al Gotcha, etc., for the purpose of disappearing the name al Qaeda. Nothing else changes, just the name.

I could write on and on about this concept, but it's not necessary: the light bulb has been lit, and the writing is on the wall.

That such a simple concept has completely escaped the great thinkers who have led this country into one invasion after the other to rid the world of al Qaeda says a whole lot about their sanity.


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