Embassy closings and terrorists that keep terrorizing

Let's accept that these threats are very real and specific, as Rep King indicated. Let's go even further and accept that closing the embassies was a reasonable thing to do.  We hear that some terrorists are ready to attack at any moment. My question is this:  What happened to the idea that the host government is supposed to protect a diplomatic outpost? Are we saying that we don't trust these governments?  Or that they may be compromised with terrorist groups?  Are we afraid that all of those people who broke out of prison are now coming after us? There are a few lessons from this weekend of embassy closings: 1) The war on terrorists is alive and well.  In fact, it may be more alive than any of us suspected.  We've accomplished a lot, from killing Osama Bin Laden to crushing Al Qaeda in Iraq, but there is more to do. Pay attention to what Con Coughlin is saying: "In recent years, al-Qaeda in...(Read Full Post)