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Obama must be clear: War on extremism is a war on violent Islamism

Obama must be clear: War on extremism is a war on violent Islamism

Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar — and sometimes it's not. I couldn't help thinking of Sigmund Freud's purported quote as I listened to President Obama talk recently about terrorism and as I watched the White House and State Department spokespeople make fools of themselves trying to justify what he'd said. The president referred to terrorists who “randomly shoot a bunch of folks in a deli in Paris” in an interview with the online magazine Vox. But the establishment attacked by the terrorist in Paris in January wasn't any old deli, and the folks shot weren't just “folks.” It was a kosher supermarket that specialized in food...

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