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Ending the “War on Terror”

By Matthew Yglesias  

"Ending the “War on Terror”"

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One thing that a number of people have noticed during the transition and the first few days of the Obama administration is that Obama and his appointees don’t, generally speaking, use the phrase “war on terror.” But when pressed, they don’t disavow the term either. They’ve just kind of backed away from it. In a TAP Online piece I make the case that we should join the rest of the world and genuinely let the concept go.

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