Terrorism remains a frightening phenomenon all over the world. But war cannot stop terrorism, because war is itself terrorism, breeding rage and hate, as we are seeing now. War is a substitute for getting at the roots of terrorism, and the United States has turned to it, because to deal with fundamentals rather than symptoms would require radical changes in policy.
What's key to that statement is dealing with fundamentals. America still hasn't answered the question "Why were some people so mad with this country that they jacked some airplanes and ran them into the largest building in NYC and the Pentagon?". Many people know why but America isn't addressing the way it treats the rest of the world...and those within its' borders.