It's official. The U.S. is no longer engaged in a "war on terrorism." Neither is it fighting "jihadists" or in a "global war."Do we rename them, or do I just put them in the corner with my Cheney Shrine?
President Obama's top homeland security and counterterrorism official took all three terms off the table of acceptable words inside the White House during a speech Thursday at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a Washington think tank.
"The President does not describe this as a 'war on terrorism,'" said John Brennan, head of the White House homeland security office, who outlined a "new way of seeing" the fight against terrorism.
Friday, August 07, 2009
GWOTEM and GWOTSM. I never really liked them anyway, as I am convinced we award too many medals and ribbons - but still.