GAFFNEY: Defining down the enemy

Taliban is part of global Islamist movement

At the moment, we seem a lot closer to losing every battle than we are to winning any wars. It would be a grave disservice to our splendid men and women who fight them - and perilous to the country they sacrifice so much to defend - if the Obama administration were to persist in seeking the pretense of victory by defining down the enemy and, in the process, ensuring that we succumb to defeat.

Frank J. Gaffney Jr. is president of the Center for Security Policy (SecureFreedom.org), a columnist for the Washington Times and host of Secure Freedom Radio, heard in Washington weeknights at 9 p.m. on 1260-AM.

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