Four years into the Terror War, “What’s the most important element for victory?” is a question long overdue. It’s also a question our national leadership, nearly all of our intellectuals, and none of our mainstream media have yet to answer.

Read the whole thing.

UPDATE: A related item from Arnold Kling: “I am skeptical of the Bush doctrine. However, I want to be clear from the outset that my purpose is not to endorse the main alternative, which is the Mush Doctrine.” Read the whole thing here, too. Especially, in both cases, if you work in the White House or the Pentagon.