Captain Underpants vs. Professor Poopy-Pants?
Posted on Mon Jan 11, 2010 at 02:32:33 PM EST
Tags: Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, Yemen, AQAP, Airport Security (all tags)
Marc Lynch has a new post at Foreign Policy, Don't Let Captain Underpants Bring Back the GWOT, on the mass over-hysteria about Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab and his failed bomb plot on the flight from Amsterdam to Detroit.
But is too much to ask that the national discourse over the failed bomber be more mature and analytical than "Captain Underpants vs Professor Poopypants "?
Lynch cites with approval this WAPO op-ed, "Don't Panic, Fear is Al Qaida's Real Goal," which is well-worth a read. He also correctly notes: [More...]
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