Paris attacks | Andrew J. Bacevich: A war the West cannot win – The Boston Globe

“Hollande views the tragedy that has befallen Paris as a summons to yet more war. The rest of us would do well to see it as a moment to reexamine the assumptions that have enmeshed the West in a war that it cannot win and should not perpetuate.”

Against the Islamic extremism that attacked Paris and threatens the world, the US and its allies should assume a defensive posture.

Source: Paris attacks | Andrew J. Bacevich: A war the West cannot win – The Boston Globe