India / 28.11.2008

Mumbai is big but not as big as New York. 11/26 is huge but not as huge as 9/11. India is powerful but not as powerful as America.  What does this set of propositions tell us about how we should respond to 11/26 in Mumbai? Think it over. There are two choices. We can root out terrorists or we can root out terrorism. They are not the same. Powerful America responded to 9/11 in New York by vowing to root out terrorists. Pledging to get Osama bin Laden, dead or alive, it launched the War on Terror. Seven years later, there are more terrorists than ever before, more Americans have died than in 9/11, the number of innocent victims has been lost count of, the entire world is in turmoil, and the economic and financial...