Angelo Codevilla: The ‘War on Terror’ has become ‘The War on Americans’ (Video)

“After 9/11, the U.S. government instituted a system of homeland security based on the proposition that any American is as likely as anyone in the world to commit terrorist acts — and that therefore, all Americans must be screened and presumed to be terrorists until the screening clears them,” Codevilla said.

Angelo Codevilla

The course of action the U.S. government took in the name of security after the 9/11 attacks is the “greatest mistake that could possibly have been made,” according to retired professor emeritus of Boston University Angelo Codevilla. ”The War on Terror” has increasingly become a “war on Americans.”

The former U.S. Navy officer, author of “The Ruling Class: How They Corrupted America and What We Can Do About It” and staff member for the Select Committee on Intelligence of the United States Senate is highly critical of both the Bush and Obama administrations for their failure to understand their role in international relations.

The U.S. government does not understand how to combat international terrorism or respond to its threats. In an exclusive interview with Ginni Thomas of The Daily Caller, Codevilla highlighted the failure of both administrations to understand the enemy, explaining that it makes national security decisions based on a flawed paradigm.


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