In the final analysis, we don't want to have to engage in intellectual debate with people who are rotten, stupid, sick or senile, and Galtung certainly fits one or more of those catagories. We don't want to wait for world opinion to back us up. We don't want the pity or sympathy of well wishers. We just want to know that in our heart of hearts, if they attack us, we will blow them away.
U.S., allies conduct 22 strikes against ISIS targets in Iraq, Syria (Reuters)