A Good Weekend for Civilization

Investors Business Daily points out that Memorial Day weekend was an excellent one for the forces of civilization, with notable progress in Iraq, Colombia, Afghanistan and the Philippines. On top of that, one of the principal theorists of jihad, Egypt’s Dr. Fadl, has turned against terrorism and his old pupil Zawahiri.

And, as IBD notes, most of these successes were achieved by “U.S. allies — the ones we supposedly don’t have.” Around the world, this is a tough time to be a terrorist–and the worst possible time to abandon allies like Colombia, as Barack Obama proposes.

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