After The Fall

Arabs have an old tradition of hospitality, but George W. Bush should not expect a hearty welcome if he takes his war on terror to the Middle East. Crushing al-Qaeda's base has dealt a severe blow to Arab terrorists operating out of Afghanistan, yet moving the front line to the heart of the Arab world risks a serious backlash. And the Administration should note that victory depends as much on the battle for Muslim minds as on defeating terrorists militarily.

To win, the U.S. must meet three challenges ...

Challenge No....

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