Originally Posted by dirk digler
I don't disagree with your statement about Gitmo and abuse but in the end you either try to win them over somehow or you kill them.
For example in Iraq, we really didn't destroy the enemy we paid them off, but some people can't be paid off so you do what you have to do to make sure they don't kill Americans.
You're not entirely wrong.
Again, I'm not interested in winning over the extremists. Their entire mission depends on new recruits.
We can embrace policies that shallows out that pool, or deepens it.
The deeper it is, the more effective their mission can be.