Weakness

Some oppose today’s release of the Senate majority report on “enhanced interrogation methods” during the Bush administration because it will motivate our enemies to attack us. Don’t they already have that motivation? They’re trying to kill us every day. I fear that the release of this one-sided report, rather, will embolden our enemies, who are always looking for signs of American weakness. This may be good politics for the Democrats, who are losing their majority, but it is bad for national security. And isn’t politics supposed to stop at the water’s edge?

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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