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Clinton Army's 'Anti-American Diatribe' Hinders War on Terror

Friday, 18 January 2002 12:00 AM

"It is one of the most politically correct, apologetic, anti-American diatribes I've ever seen," an official told the Times' respected reporters Bill Gertz and Rowan Scarborough.

"You'd think it was produced by al-Qaeda. It begins by stating that the 'Christian Crusaders' were terrorists in their time."

Clinton himself reflected these sentiments in a

The video reflects the Clinton administration's moral relativism by equating terrorists with freedom fighters. Anti-Nazi rebels in World War II were terrorists because they blew up bridges, the tape claims. "The analogy is upsetting because the U.S. Army provided assistance to the French fighters, and bridges are legitimate military targets in military operations," the Times noted.

"The video describes terrorists in the most complimentary terms, calling them 'highly motivated, very disciplined individuals who regard us as legitimate combatants,'" the official told the Times. "This suggests good-faith beliefs by Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda legitimizes their actions."

Again, Clinton himself displayed this mind-set in a paid speech in October, when he said that

Gertz and Scarborough conclude: "The Army video is not just politically damaging. It is expected to cause legal problems for the Pentagon and Justice Department in their efforts to prosecute terrorists involved in the Pentagon and World Trade Center attacks."

And the Clinton legacy continues ...

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