Heather Mac Donald:
If President Bush believes that we are at war with “Islamic fascists,” his security policies should stop treating every American like the enemy. The most cursory analysis of successful and intending “Islamic fascists” to date reveals an almost unbroken uniformity of characteristics: They are virtually all young Muslim men of Middle Eastern, south Asian, or north African extraction. The handful of outliers — such as the undoubtedly feckless bozos recently charged in Florida — are too insignificant to mention, much less build national policy around.
Read more Mac Donald and Daniel Pipes, Victor Davis Hanson, Jim Robbins, Frank Gaffney, Tom Jocelyn, and R. P. Eddy in our symposium on the London terror plot, up here .