You know, what I’ve come to realize is that every time something blows up around civilians… there’s always a Muslim pushing the button.
They may have finally pushed their luck too far this time, though. Opinion even in the Arab world is starting to shift against these extremist nutjobs. Peaceful Muslims are outraged that these nutjobs are making their lives more difficult by association.
The U.S. for whatever reason is hated around the world. Even Europeans think they are better and more intelligent than us, because they have massive social programs and don’t like to help when people are being oppressed. Granted, they didn’t complain when we bailed their sorry asses out TWICE during the first half of the last century… let’s not forget they’d all be sprechender Deutscher if we hadn’t gone in and saved the day. But now it seems all they can do is complain.
London lost 50 people in this recent bombing. The US lost 3,000 at the same people’s hands. I think we have a right to be angry and go kick some butts. Perhaps if the terror shifts more towards Europe, the attitude that the US is a bully will start to evaporate. Maybe we’ll finally have some support from the rest of the world when we decide to make a concerted effort to crush terrorism.
Obviously, it’s an uphill battle. We need the entire world on the same page. To stop terrorism, we have to win every single time… they only have to get through the net once.
The fact that Arab countries are beginning to condemn terror attacks is a very good sign. Hopefully if the Arabs can see that terrorism needs to be stopped, the Europeans will not be far behind.