The Lasting Challenge: A Strategy for Counterterrorism and Asymmetric Warfare
November 30, 2001
“Victory” cannot be defined in terms of eradicating terrorism or eliminating risk. Victory must be defined in much more limited terms. It will consist of reducing the threat of terrorism to acceptable levels – levels that allow us to go on with our lives in spite of the fact that new attacks are possible and that we may well see further and more serious tragedies.