Michael van der Galien

Law Enforcement and Obama’s War on Terror

Posted on December 31 2009 10:00 am
Michael van der Galien was born in the Dutch city of Leeuwarden in 1984. For as long as he can remember, he has been obsessed with the United States. When he was 17 years old, he started blogging - of course about America. His articles have been published at Big Hollywood, Pajamas Media, Hot Air (the GreenRoom) and Right Across The Atlantic. He's also an editor for the Dutch conservative blog, De Dagelijkse Standaard.
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I honestly cannot fathom how people are peddling the idea that President Obama has taken a “law enforcement” view of the “war on terror.” Just to recap:

1. He is sending 30,000 more troops into Afghanistan, bringing the total number of forces he has sent into combat in Afghanistan to approximately 47,000 and the total troop count to 100,000.

2. He has stepped up Predator Drone attacks in Pakistan’s tribal region by orders of magnitude more than his predecessor. Those drones fire hellfire missiles, not subpoenas.

Read the whole thing at Real Clear World.

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