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Obama lulled America into false confidence over terror threat
U.K. telegraph ^ | 4/19/13 | Peter Foster

Posted on 04/19/2013 9:37:33 PM PDT by Typical_Whitey

In his State of the Union address to the American people earlier this year, Barack Obama declared that he was "confident" of achieving "our objective of defeating the core of al-Qaeda".

Although he acknowledged the need to pursue the "remnants" of the terrorist group and its affiliates, the overall message was clear – al-Qaeda was badly degraded, the tides of war were receding and the US was winning this fight that was no longer even officially a war.

The Boston bombings would appear to present a fundamental challenge to that assessment and once again bring the nagging uncertainty of terrorism back on to the American main street.

It is too soon to be absolutely sure the attacks were motivated by jihadist ideology, but the Islamic videos on the website of the older of the two Tsarnaev brothers point very firmly in that direction.

They bring home the complexity of the global Islamist threat and the fact that it cannot be confined to wars in distant lands, or fought at arm's length using drones, as the Obama administration has quietly yet insistently led America to believe.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Government
KEYWORDS: alqaedasupport; cair; muslimbrotherhood; obama; terror; usfunding
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To: Typical_Whitey

Have to disagree with the Telegraph. We were lulled into false confidence by the media waaay before obama stole the WH.

41 posted on 04/20/2013 8:19:14 AM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Fitzy_888

The older brother is pictured owning a Mercedes, there needs to be serious investigation into who was sponsoring these Jihadists...

42 posted on 04/20/2013 8:41:12 AM PDT by Typical_Whitey (Expose Obama's radical agenda at every opportunity, or be enslaved by it.)
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To: justa-hairyape

The world is truly upside down. I find myself agreeing more w/ Putin and Russia than I do here with these demons in charge of our country.

43 posted on 04/20/2013 9:10:00 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Typical_Whitey

Mercedes...a pius Muslim and his humility. Meanwhile, mom is getting pitched for shoplifting at a high end boutique within the last year. Dad and the Aunt in Canada are both bat crap crazy.

I agree with the Uncle in one respect, they’re all losers!

44 posted on 04/20/2013 9:15:19 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears

Thank You.

LOVE your screen name. :-)

45 posted on 04/20/2013 9:24:10 AM PDT by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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46 posted on 04/20/2013 12:57:20 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Typical_Whitey

America was lulled into a false sense of confidence by eight years of Bush effectively keeping terrorists from striking. That’s why they voted for Obama.

47 posted on 04/20/2013 2:06:12 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: P-Marlowe

not old enough to be a founding member but certain;y in spirit he is....definitely a card carrying member

48 posted on 04/20/2013 2:10:15 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Eleutheria5

SOME of us were lulled by Bush or Bambi or the media, but some of us never are lulled.

Here in Washington state, I was incredulous when talking to some acquaintances about North Korea and how they could probably decimate one of our West Coast cities. They pooh-poohed that that could ever happen.

49 posted on 04/20/2013 3:01:16 PM PDT by angry elephant (Endangered species in Seattle)
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