December 27, 2007

Absolutely brill!

Ally in the war on terrrr drops Bush's "war on terror" designation. Via Cliff Schecter:

The words "war on terror" will no longer be used by the British government to describe attacks on the public, the country's chief prosecutor said Dec. 27.

Sir Ken Macdonald said terrorist fanatics were not soldiers fighting a war but simply members of an aimless "death cult." They are "fantasists, narcissists, murderers and criminals and need to be responded to in that way."

Officials were concerned it could act as a recruiting tool for Al Qaeda, which is determined to manufacture a battle between Islam and the West.
Or for neocons, who seem to be determined in manufacturing a battle between the West and Islam.