John F. McManus writes:
The question has to be asked: Is it the task of our nation’s military to seek, find, and attempt to destroy a person suspected of attacks not directed at the United States?
Waging a "war on terrorism" will never end. It provides an excuse for military operations and diplomatic meddling here, there and everywhere. It certainly endangers those who serve in the U.S. military and who are repeatedly tasked with missions that never would be authorized without claims they are directed at terrorists.
We repeat: Our troops should be brought home and used only for the role the American people expect of them and what they are willing to be taxed for, not for the role of policing the world they are now filling.
Policing the World Not the Job of Our Nation’s Military | The New American