Israeli Strike in Syria Kills Senior Hezbollah Figures

Jihad Moughniyah, son of Lebanon's Hezbollah late military leader Imad Moughniyah, attends a ceremony marking his father's 40th death in Beirut's suburbs in this March 24, 2008 file photo.

BEIRUT (Reuters) – An Israeli helicopter strike in Syria killed a commander from Lebanon’s Hezbollah and the son of the group’s late military leader Imad Moughniyah, Hezbollah said, in a major blow that could lead to reprisal attacks.

Fight Them Over There

U.S. Marines fight the Taliban in Afghanistan / AP

Argue about the limits of free speech, the definition of “true” Islam, whether terrorists are lunatics or rational, or the social and political repercussions of terrorism as much as you’d like. The truth is that such debates are irrelevant to the core security problem: There is a growing and energetic movement of radical Muslims dedicated to killing as many people as they can and imposing their will on the rest.