The GW Bush approach vs the Community organizer approach. https://t.co/NCxmXxQQre
— The 57th State ℅EF™ (@EF517_V2) November 29, 2016
Marc Thiessen has a new piece out in today’s Washington Post on the new memoir by Khalid Sheik Mohammed interrogator James E. Mitchell (“Enhanced Interrogation: Inside the Minds and Motives of the Islamic Terrorists Trying To Destroy America”) that sheds some light on exactly how al-Qaeda thought America would react to the 9/11 attacks.
Spoiler: George W. Bush did the opposite of what the terrorists thought he would do and according to KSM, the invasion of Afghanistan prevented “a second wave of attacks” on America:
— Logan Dobson (@LoganDobson) November 29, 2016
There goes one of the left’s favorite narratives:
— Jamie Weinstein (@Jamie_Weinstein) November 29, 2016
KSM, however, did predict how al-Qaeda would eventually win:
But KSM said something else that was prophetic. In the end, he told Mitchell, “We will win because Americans don’t realize . . . we do not need to defeat you militarily; we only need to fight long enough for you to defeat yourself by quitting.”
You can read the whole thing here.