U.S. Must Rally the World to Win the War on Terror

(New York Daily News) Mortimer B. Zuckerman - Thousands of radical Muslim terrorists have been training for years, largely undisturbed. These individuals have absorbed totalitarian ideologies steeped in twisted versions of Islam. The Iranian drive to build a nuclear arsenal, al-Qaeda's bloody efforts to foment civil war in Iraq, and the Hamas victory in the Palestinian Authority all underscore the fact that this malignancy is spreading - rapidly. The civilized world has a common stake in containing this internationally connected jihadist offensive. As former Secretary of State George Shultz said: "If we put this in terms of World War II, we are now sometime around 1937." Let us coordinate the arrest and prosecution of sleeper cells, agree on how to prosecute terrorist supporters, and come together on making counterterrorism the highest priority for law enforcement.

2006-06-12 00:00:00

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