We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren till she transforms us into beasts. But the idea that an empire will be devoted to altruistic good deeds rather than extension of its domain is absurd. What would they have? Because the money matters. What do you know about the Wahhabis, the Salafis, and the Shi'ites? They empathized with the poverty and put themselves in their shoes and yada yada yada
Beheading hapless victims is hardly unknown among our "allies" in this war.
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How much imperfection is tolerable? Those who seek an imaginary America of impossible purity perhaps serve us very well, as a constant thrashing sideshow that distracts those who see innocence where instead a hyper-worldliness renews itself and prevails. Ever-higher oil prices will be a big part of this vicious cycle. It should say "And it is those less well articulated justifications which give us plenty to worry about. But you haven't tried hard enough to discern it. A sneak military attack isn't a terror attack.