Shocking and dangerous parallels.
Michael Cutler | Frontpage Mag
Nearly twenty years ago, on September 11, 2001 ago radical Islamist terrorists conducted the deadliest terror attacks ever carried out on American soil, in the history of our nation.
The administration of President George W. Bush, in response to the terror attacks, working with America’s allies sent the military to the Middle East to hunt down those responsible for the deadly attacks and to deprive al-Qaeda and other terror organization with sanctuaries from which they could launch terror attacks in the United States and other countries around the world.
Afghanistan was considered a key to our military operations.
President George W. Bush and then President Obama both justified the use of our military forces overseas by declaring that we were fighting the terrorists “over there” so that we would not have to fight them “over here.”
I took issue with that absurd statement in an article I wrote several years ago, Fighting The War On Terror Here, There And Everywhere.
We will delve into the issue of how the war on terror needed to be pursued domestically as well as overseas shortly. (Think immigration law enforcement.)
But first, the disastrous strategic decisions of President Joe Biden to pull our troops out of Afghanistan have reverberated around the world.
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