05 May 2013

Uncommon Commentary #339: UC #338 Follow-Up

We need to refine the way that we prosecute not only the terrorists but also the war against terrorists.  When a state is at war versus a fellow state, it achieves victory by eliminating or reducing the opposing state's ability to wage war; in a campaign versus a stateless terrorism organization, which has a seemingly endless supply of fanatics whose concept of "martyrdom" is something to be desired rather than avoided, one must adopt less conventional tactics.