The Global War on Terror- how we doing so far?

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There's a fascianting report in the 11/18 LA Times that I heard discussed last night on Air America- and no where else. We've done so much to fight the "Global War on Terror (GWOT)"- has it been worth it? What results have been yielded by holding suspects without counsel, conducting warrentless wiretaps and of course, the 3,800+ US casualties? The numbers speak for themselves:

World Wide terrorist attacks in 2001: 1,732
World Wide terrorist attacks in 2006: 6,659

Number of people detained at Guantanamo since 1/2002: 775
Number of those Detainees released: 470
Number of detainees convicted of ANY crime: ZERO

Number of foreign nationals deported in conenction with 9/11: 515
Number of those proven connected to any terrorism: ZERO

Number of "terrorism related" convictions claimed by the US Justice Department as of 6/2006: 261
Number of those cases actually involving terrorism: 2

La Times Chart (with footnotes a-plenty)
No good can possibly come from using this vast wasteland of error and deliberate deceit. You should get off of it and warn others away. You should make sure your children and grandchildren know what a corrupt and morally bankrupt institution it truly is.
Updated On: 11/29/07 at 12:26 PM