How to win the war in Iraq

Yeah, that’d do it. Osama would end up going solo and experimenting with new, “rawer” ideologies while Zawahiri would form his own group and start putting out videos with a softer, almost treacly, tone.

Occasionally each would have a hit. But they’d come to realize that only by working together could they make the magic happen.

Exit question: Would the left embrace this as a comparatively humane alternative to assassinating foreign leaders, or does this too cross the line into “heart-ache” country?