Losing Liberty: The ‘Obama Doctrine’ Is A Poor Answer to the Jihadist Threat

Anwar Al-Awlaqi was a barbarian. There is no doubt about that. He ascribed to a hateful, militant Qutbist ideology that regarded non-Muslims, women, and all who did not hold similar extreme views as expendable, subhuman pawns. Awlaqi had no qualms about mujahedeen killing civilians, be they men, women, or children. And there is ample evidence to show involvement, at various levels, with the Fort Hood shooting and the “Underwear Bomber.” In addition, he demanded the death of various “infidels,” such as Molly Norris, through his online sermons.… [Read more]