The fact is that all freedom-loving people throughout the world are engaged in a struggle against the barbarism of Islamist extremism. This is not a battle between civilizations, but rather a battle for civilization.
Our cause is the cause of defending liberty and freedom against a totalitarian movement that is the evil heir to the twin totalitarian threats of the 20th century. Islamist extremism, like fascism and communism, seeks to eliminate all of the ideals that free peoples cherish.
Wednesday, September 12, 2007
Senator Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) made a subtle but important distinction in a short piece he wrote yesterday on the sixth anniversary of September 11, 2001.