March 14, 2003
The So What? Doctrine
UPI reports that Islamist terrorists in the Philippines recently went shopping. Their purchases include:
". . . millions of rounds of ammunition for M30 machine guns; 10,000 pieces of T65K2 M-16 rifles; 200 pieces of T75 assault machine guns, 1 million rounds of T65K2 armored pricing bullets; 250,000 rounds of tracer bullets for M-16 rifles and 250,000 rounds of M-16 ammunition for training; and 1,000 different types of hand grenades."
And who's the retailer? North Korea.
This report puts to rest notions that President Bush included North Korea in the Axis of Evil to give himself plausible deniability against accusations that he is making war on Islam. North Korea earned its membership in the AOE because, like Iraq and Iran, it's making war on the United States by proxy.
The question is what to do about North Korea arming Islamist mercenaries. Far starters, intercept the shipments. We all know that America's eyes in the sky can easily track such shipments. Surely the shipments can be seized shortly after leaving North Korea or just prior to delivery. The North Koreans will whine and complain and threaten to destroy the United States. But, so what?
Jimmy Carter, of course, will come to North Korea's defense. But, so what?
France and Germany, North Korea's silent partners, will pitch a bitch. But, so what?
Congressional Democrats, who at the moment are demanding the president deal with North Korea before Iraq, won't hesitate to criticize Bush for dealing with North Korea unilaterally. But, so what?
Gaggles of goofs around the world will take to the streets chanting all kinds of nitwittery. But, so what?
And the U.N. will insist that the United States is acting illegally. But, so what?
Consider how much faster the United States can fight and win the war on terrorist nations if the president addressed the objections of the world's anti-American element with a dismissive "So what?"
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