London every day
We forget that the nature of the insurgency creates Londons every day for the people of Iraq. I am not attempting to minimize in any way the horror of the London attacks--it's just that they hit closer to home for us, because they took place in a Western democracy.
We're better than the terrorists. I'm a frequent, aggressive critic of American foreign policy, but to my knowledge, we've never purposefully suicide-bombed crowds of children. That's unspeakable. So, I wish we'd either kill all the terrorists and stabilize the freaking country, or leave.
I just don't think we will.