Fight Them There or Fight Them Here

On November 21st, 2015 then-President George W. Bush, echoing the words of Winston Churchill, said of Muslim terrorists, we fight them over there so we don’t have to fight them over here. Let us reflect a moment on that. Not for the first time have I wished that the dead might testify. If such a thing might be I would ask the unconsoled dead of the terror bombing in Manchester, or those mangled in the attacks in London how that has worked out for them. What cautionary advice might those innocents provide for us from beyond the grave? Since President Bush’s’ explanation for our military actions in the Middle East, our foreign policy as to where we intend to fight the enemy has shifted westward around 5000 miles.

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