Hooray!… Obama Official Claims “War on Terror” Is Over

It’s over. The War on Terror is finally over.
Thank you, Barack Obama.

A vehicle burns following clashes between the Yemeni army and militants in Lahij province in 2010. At least 40 people were killed in heavy fighting on Saturday between the army and suspected Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen’s southern province of Lahij, officials said. (AFP)

An Obama Administration official told reporters this week that the War on Terror is now over.
The Weekly Standard reported:

“The war on terror is over,” a senior official in the State Department official tells the National Journal. “Now that we have killed most of al Qaida, now that people have come to see legitimate means of expression, people who once might have gone into al Qaida see an opportunity for a legitimate Islamism.”

This new outlook has, in the words of the National Journal, come from a belief among administration officials that “It is no longer the case, in other words, that every Islamist is seen as a potential accessory to terrorists.”

The National Journal explains:

The new approach is made possible by the double impact of the Arab Spring, which supplies a new means of empowerment to young Arabs other than violent jihad, and Obama’s savagely successful military drone campaign against the worst of the violent jihadists, al Qaida.

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  • John Fembup

    Next, the Obama administration can declare poverty abolished, decree that all Americans are smarter than average, and declare Obama President For Life.

    We can then all live happily ever after.

    Hope and Change, baby, Hope and Change!

  • Has anyone told the terrorists?

  • BurmaShave

    Classic Democratic tactic: declare victory and give up.

  • Bill

    Great news. Now let us get rid of Homeland Security and TSA as these department
    should no longer be needed.

  • Mark1957

    But Obama’s war on America continues…..sigh.

  • Remco Kimber

    The war on terror is over ?

    You mean, Islam’s gone out of business ?


    Imam Obama’s right, the war on terror is over because he now openly supports terrorists

  • Larkin

    “…legitimate islamism”

    You gotta love how this administration gets so creative with the English language.

    George Orwell would be proud.

  • Blacque Jacques Shellacque

    “The war on terror is over,” a senior official in the State Department official tells the National Journal. “Now that we have killed most of al Qaida, now that people have come to see legitimate means of expression, people who once might have gone into al Qaida see an opportunity for a legitimate Islamism.”

    The State Department is another government agency that needs a good, thorough housecleaning.

  • Callipygian1

    Mission Accomplished!!!

    No more beheadings… whew

  • obfuscatenot

    The war is over.

    Bet’s on if a reporter will ask the Pres. who won?

  • tommy mc donnell

    the war on terrorism has been over since obama took office. we are now on their side.

  • Kate

    Is there any area at all where Obama and the Democrats are not stuck on stupid? Just as I think they can’t get worse, they manage to prove me wrong. I don’t think our country can continue with these utter morons much longer. November can’t come soon enough. What absolutely astounds me is that there are people who support these dangerous idiots.

  • They claim the economy is recovering…It’s not.
    They claim the #1 security threat is climate change…It’s not.
    They claim the Tea Party is a racist conglomerate financed by corporations…It’s not.
    They claim Conservatives want to throw granny off a cliff…We don’t.
    They claim the War on Terrorists is over…It’s not.

    This is what happens when the media does not operate in a non-biased fashion. Accountability and facts are ignored and exchanged for sychophancy and willing promotion of falsehood. However, the subtlety is no longer there.

    That sort of approach might work when no one is cautious. But, the current administration and the rest of the politicians (for that matter) have given no one any reason to trust them. As a result, more and more citizens are scrutenizing these messages suggesting more awareness of the media’s collusion. This is reflected in major media outlets losing unprecedented market share. I really think that the Obama administration will lose big in November (as will the Democrats overall). They are so short of content and substance that local politicians are actually reverting to running agains George W. Bush in some states.
    The Worm

  • bobdog

    Now do you think they’ll like us? Can’t we all be Frennnnz? Can’t we all get along?

    At least until the election is over? Pleeeez?

    Mother of God.

  • Joanne

    The War on Terror with muslims killing Christians has been going on for awhile now once again…..they’ve been killing each other forever.

  • Finncrisp

    War on terror replaced by Moslem Spring. We can see where that is leading. I disagree with #3; Demomarxists give up, then declare victory.

    Next step nuclear insurgency?

  • Robert

    “a legitimate Islamism”

    The State Department is full of kooks who can’t wait to
    support any ideology that will challenge the Constitution.

  • SeniorD

    For anyone who believes the Social-Democrat line, I’ve got some oceanside Arizona property I’d like to sell.

  • the real wow

    As my Irish friend says… “what f—ing idjits!

  • owl

    Just wait for the parades and national celebrations come Sept/Oct.

    The Ruler will declare that the war is won and all soldiers are home as promised. Since the war is over, the prisoners will be returned to home countries and Gitmo closed.

    The Speech. He saved us all. Just in time for the election.

    If that does not poll, we go to war. You can not attack a president at war because we should be united.

    Just say no.

  • Bob Rabetsky

    Now we can free up resources to fly drones to spy on and shoot own people here in the US

  • don abernathy

    So grop’n & radiatin’ by da TSA is Over…… Patriot act will be repealed, troops come’n home today….

    I’m still wait’n for my Unicorn that poops skittles.


  • Boo Radley

    Well, I guess surrender does end a war. Terrorists will still terrorize, but the Obummers will bend over and ask for another.

  • Robert

    This way, the Obama administration and the noodles at the State Department don’t have to do or even say anything when “a legitimate Islamism” destroys a Christian church or murders Christians in the name of “a legitimate Islamism”.

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  • dnb

    I’m sure the Christians in Iraq, Egypt and Nigeria will be happy to hear that.

  • Hoser

    Was the rube wearing a bomber jacket?

  • StrangernFiction

    There never was a war on terror. You can’t fight a war against a tactic.

  • kate

    Anyone who hasn’t been doing some serious praying for our country needs to start now.

  • Sasja

    As stated by Bill above, we can now disband Homeland Security and especially the TSA, so we won’t have any more of this:


    I noticed on Drudge, there is a Google map of where drones are, or will be located. At least where we know there are drones.

    I think it was on another thread where I read a comment that we will probably need a second revolution to return to sanity (paraphrased). Can’t argue with that. One day we may see a another tea party of several hundred thousand strong who storm the halls of Congress and the WH to take back our country.

  • Patty

    They are suppose to be called enemy combatants, according to Obama.

  • Patty


    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 24% of the nation’s voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-three percent (43%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -19.

    In a hypothetical Election 2012 matchup, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney earns 47% of the vote, while President Obama attracts support from 44%. Matchup results are updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern.


  • MN Jim

    Remember the “Mission accomplished” banner for which President Bush took crap for the next 6 years? Islam long ago declared war on everyone else, as per their Koran. Unless we wake up and make it too painful and costly for thme to continue, the terror will go on, as it has for 600 years.

  • dunce

    Legitimate islamism is an oxymoron.

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  • Redwine

    “Now that we have killed most of al Qaida, now that people have come to see legitimate means of expression, people who once might have gone into al Qaida see an opportunity for a legitimate Islamism.”

    Al Qaeda is the offspring of the Muslim Brotherhood, as is Hamas, and they are inside the WH, th State Dept., the DHS, the FBI, the CIA and the Pentagon, infiltrating all branches of the military. There is no such thing as legitimate Islamism. And Islamist terrorism continues to target America and her allies. Nidal Hasan’s jihad slaughter of American servicemen at Fort Hood cannot be wished away by renaming it “workplace violence”.

  • American citizens are now the enemy,if you own gun,go to church or military vet……

  • noway

    lol it seems to me O is getting more and more desperate. i say good barry, tell more lies the public won’t believe.

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  • Funny. I can still see the Middle East and it isn’t a glass parking lot yet.

    Can’t really be over.

  • Toa

    Heard about this on the radio this morning- good greif, this would be a horse-laugh if it didn’t have such dire ramifications.
    These people have no intention whatsoever of doing away with the DHS, TSA and all the rest…their efforts, I fear, will be redirected against patriotic Americans. And all the while, they really think (wishfully) that the Muslims will be their pals if they just appease them enough.

  • bg



    they’re recycling their mantra..

    It’s official. The U.S. is no longer engaged in a “war on terrorism.” Neither is it fighting “jihadists” or in a “global war.” ..8/06/09..

    [The only terminology that Mr. Brennan said the administration
    is using is that the U.S. is “at war with al Qaeda.”]

    WRONG!! AQ et al declared war against US/West
    back in 1996, and they have yet to surrender..

    [“We are at war with al Qaeda,” he said. “We are at war with its violent
    extremist allies who seek to carry on al Qaeda’s murderous agenda.”]

    YES!! and i suppose they just packed up their swords and
    ran back home with their turbans between their legs right??

    scroll for more here..

    oh i get it, his black hole machine it sucking up all traces of things
    ‘Obama’ declared pertaining to ‘Islamists & the GWOT’, ergo, once
    again, he leaves no “paper (internet) trail”..



  • mcc

    But as he continues his war on America, here’s a suggestion —

    …suppose that the Romney team decided to exploit its tactical victories on moms and dogs. Suppose they went for the big play and decided to end decades of liberal intimidation on race and class?

    There is a big opening on race. For half a century, white America has hoped that one day, perhaps the day that America declared itself ready for a black president, they would gratefully receive racial absolution. But we now know that that isn’t going to happen. So maybe we are getting close to a Rhett Butler moment, when Rhett tells Scarlett O’bama: frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn. That will be the day that the race hustle hits the wall.

    On the welfare state, the liberals have two ways of intimidating reformers. One is the “mean-spirited” argument — that any cuts are made “on the backs of the poor.” The other method is the threat of civil disorder. One day conservatives will simply respond like Dirty Harry: make my day.

    Turning the tables means putting the liberals on the moral defensive. On race, the liberals have not just tolerated, but encouraged moral monsters like Reverends Jackson, Sharpton, and Wright. On class, liberals have demolished the authentic working-class culture, as the robber barons failed to do, and they have demolished the black community, as the slaveholders failed to do. We are not talking about just hypocrisy; we are talking about a betrayal of everything liberals said they believed on race and the poor. In the 1930s liberals stood on the picket lines with working stiffs. In the 1960s liberals gave their lives for civil rights. Today well-paid liberals make money — big money — out of urban pathologies, ruthlessly profiting from the sufferings of the poor. This must not stand.

    Maybe it’s asking too much to expect the Romney people to turn around the intimidation game all in one year. But someone has to make a start, because in politics, if your people aren’t out intimidating the opposition, then the opposition’s people are intimidating you.

    Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2012/04/2012_the_art_of_intimidation.html#ixzz1sz18ihWO

  • Will they tell us who won and who lost the war? …Oops – I forgot- I’m not supposed to think in those terms.

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  • FurryGuy

    It’s over. The War on Terror is finally over.
    Thank you, Barack Obama.

    Oh whee. Another Defeat With Dishonor. The Dems engineered another Vietnam. Oh joy.

    Too bad the jihadis didn’t get the memo.

  • Kissmygrits

    Can anybody actually follow what this tool is sayin’? They must think we’re all that stupid to believe this cr#p. The news is still reporting how many of our soldiers are being killed weekly in Afghan, how many girls schools and market places are being blown up. It ain’t over.

  • owl

    #44 Read this one earlier and loved it. It’s the truth and if we could force our ELECTED officials to read, this would be a good start.

    I do not believe they read. Think their aides let them see and hear what they determine to be suitable for their egos to stay intact and stay above the fray. What crap.

    Obama is giving me a better understanding of survival of the fittest.

  • bg


    mcc #44 April 24, 2012 at 1:23 pm

    Newt Gingrich: “I’m Deeply Worried”

    “America is at risk.”

    Newt Gingrich: We Are Losing The War On Terror

    [“Any honest assessment on 9/11 this year, ten years after the attacks,
    I think will have to conclude we are slowly losing the war,” Gingrich said.
    “We are losing the war because madrasas are out there teaching hatred,
    we’re losing the war because the network of terror is bigger, not smaller…
    We’re losing the war because there’s a real possibility that in a few weeks,
    unfortunately, Egypt will join Iran and join Lebanon and join Gaza and join
    the things that are happening that are extraordinarily dangerous.“]

    Protect free-world (esp. Israel) from Obama’s-tolerated jihad!’

    a few more of many more here..

    why do you (generic) thisnk the MSM, Republicans
    et al have all but literally buried Newt Gingrich?? 🙁


  • A_Nonny_Mouse

    Ohhhh, swell….

    How long before dedicated members of the Religion of Pieces decide to Bring It On Home?

    SOMEBODY’s going to decide it’s up to him to remind The Great Satan that that Moloch –sorry, meant “Allah”– NEEEEDS Infidel blood.

  • bg



    “…even under the pressures that you and I know about, the deen of
    Islam is growing because people see even within all of this struggle it is
    better to be a Muslim under these conditions than to be a kaffir under
    any conditions… before Allah closes our eyes for the last time you will
    see Islam move from being the second largest religion in America-that’s
    where we are now- to being the first religion in America.”


    Islamist-allied operatives appointed by Obama are undermining U.S. security policy – explains counter-Intelligence expert, Prof. Clare Lopez. Aimed at co-opting Americas foreign policy in the Middle East, a network including well-known American diplomats, congressional representatives, figures from academia and the think tank world – with ties to the clerical regime in Tehran – is directing the Obama Administration’s policy towards the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Middle East.


    [Today, in the White House, there are three members of the Muslim Brotherhood that influence Obama’s policy. One is Rashad Hassan of Indian origin, who is the American ambassador to the 52-nation organization of Islamic countries. Dahlia Mujahid who writes his speech, who comes from the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. Just day before yesterday, another woman, an academic, was appointed in that circle. This is happening while we sit silent, and I say that as a liberal democrat, as someone who worked and campaigned for Barrack Obama.]


    Clare Lopez:

    “they do know, and they have other ideas”

    “our president, who was indeed born and raised a Muslim, up until
    a certain age at least, any child born of a Muslim father, is a Muslim
    according to Muslim Law”

    “war against apostates is carried out not to force them to
    accept islam, but to enforce islamic law and maintain order”

    Barack Obama:

    “Hitler .. someone who leaves the established order in place.”



  • bg


    April 23, 2012

    Terror agents walk among us

    [A preliminary report issued by the U. S. House Committee on Homeland
    Security estimates that there could be “hundreds, maybe even thousands”
    of Hezbollah agents operating in the United States and specifically in New
    York City.

    The report issued following last month’s hearings says
    that the exact number of operatives is hard to determine.

    “Pinning down a reliable estimate of the number of Hezbollah operatives
    who now reside inside the U.S. is difficult because of their operational
    security expertise,” the report states. “But some officials estimate that,
    based on cases uncovered since 9/11, there are likely several thousand
    sympathetic donors, while operatives probably number in the hundreds.”]

    Homegrown Jihad

    The Third Jihad



  • Carlos

    Dang, bg, you come up with some good (and chilling) items.

  • ar05075

    Legitimite eyeslamizm.???

    Is that like legitimat devil worship.???

  • Ed

    Too busy running the Class War.

  • MVH

    Hmm.. Yes, it’s over. Members of Boko Haram, Hizbolah, al-Kayda (yes, it’s sic. But I ain’t PC!), the Muslim Brohood, Taliban, Fatah…. all suffer from SJS. Sudden Jihad Syndrome. The poor dears.

  • Patricia

    Saying the War on terrorism is iover is like saying children all over the world is now being fed and nutured like children on disney shows. Whether its a terrorist in the Middle East or in the United States, Terrorism will never be over…There will always be that one maniac willing to commit a suicide mission to show the country who is the big man. This world is not safe, nor will it ever be. You can’t believe EVERYTHING on the news or on the internet. Try looking at conflicts with YOUR third eye. Obama hasn’t done anything, but get peoples attention with his lies of “all is good now”.

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  • Interesting

    Would you believe the War on Terror is over?
    This sounds just like Maxwell Smart in this clip.
    Maxwell Smart: Would you believe?”


    Those who would believe that would believe anything.
    CAN you fool all of the people all of the time?
    Some of the people some of the time?
    Or very few American voters.. we will see at election time.

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