Newt Gingrich opines in this article from his web site that an important strategy that is missing from our declared surge in Iraq and elsewhere is, “The Missing Option: A War-Winning Strategy.”
If Fred Thompson is successful in his bid for President, libNOT.com is hopeful that he will see the wisdom in having Mr. Gingrich in a decision making role in the Thompson Cabinet.
What’s Missing in Our National Debate About ‘The War’
Next week will be the sixth anniversary of the enemy attack on the United States on 9/11. Six years ago, more than 3,000 innocent civilians were murdered by an evil barbaric force, an irreconcilable wing of Islam that seeks to repress women, eliminate religious freedom and punish personal liberty.
For six years, we have been at war on a worldwide basis with a movement funded largely by Saudi Arabian and Iranian sources.
For six years, we have failed to confront the scale of our enemy, the direct threat of nuclear and biological weapons if possessed by that enemy, and the scale and nature of the strategy needed to win the larger war with that enemy.
Next week, Gen. David Petraeus, who did a brilliant job in his two previous tours of Iraq and is the best counterinsurgency Army general America has, will issue his report on how the “surge” is working in Iraq.
And yet next week, our elites will continue to hide in the smaller argument about Iraq and avoid the larger argument about the global war.
When the analysis and debate on that report begins, there will be an important option missing.
The entire article can be read HERE.