The news from Saudi Arabia is that they have killed the Number One honcho of Al Qaida in their kingdom. They have now killed or captured 23 of their list of 26 Most Wanted Terrorists. It’s getting so the Post Office hardly has any pictures left and now folks have to look at the drab old diamond walls.
The big question is: how much impact does it have when you chop off the head? Do you just get a more terrible, less temperate hothead in his place?
But all of this reflects badly on our rather pathetic inability to stop Zarqawi from operating with impunity inside a country that we occupy. I expanded somewhat on the matter in my most recent column at Jewish World Review.