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LONDON – British Foreign Secretary David Miliband and U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton say Pakistan faces a serious threat from terrorism, but the country's nuclear arsenal is not at risk.
Taliban militants have launched a series of increasingly audacious attacks on military and political targets on
At a news conference Sunday, Miliband said
One thing you can be sure of concerning the wrong-headedness of the non-communist Left in facing evil is its essential conservative nature. They don’t believe that time passes or that uncomfortable changes happen during the passage of time. If it didn’t happen before, it won’t happen later. If it did happen before, it won’t happen again. If it happened in a small way it won’t get worse.
This explains how appeasement of Fascism worked in the 1930’s. The Left feared the probable pain and costs of small losses and if they compared that with potential gains from suppressing and preventing the future massive future losses of another world war they didn’t show any signs of it. They expressed grudging satisfactions with the status quo. Hitler could have been contained if he had been faced down. He was not and scores of millions died.
It also explains President Clinton’s repeated failure to act as if
Every failure to counter-attack: to have a plan to find and defeat the growing number of increasingly confident Islamists led to the moment when Osama bin Laden and Mohamed Atta made their dramatic protest against the stationing of US troops in Saudi Arabia.
If Secretary David Miliband and Hillary Clinton, following in this inglorious tradition, say that they have faith in
Political Islam runs deep in
Taliban forces have conquered parts of
Take this forward in time. Imagine that our British and the American ‘peace movement’ manage to get our troops out (or mostly out) of
What do the Taliban-supported Islamists in
Evil doesn’t go away. If you don’t fight it, stamp on it, humiliate it when it’s down and attack it when it’s resurgent, it moves elsewhere because totalitarian, ideological evil is greedy.
Which is the only good British national security reason that our brave troops are in
Remember them. Honour them. Remember history, and honour their mission.