"The American FBI, CIA, and, military engaged in joint operations spanning two years and four continents tracking Islamic terrorists who possessed four nuclear weapons taken from the nuclear arsenal of the country of Pakistan.
The FBI cornered the terrorists in Virginia. Bombings in Washington were an effort by Al-Qaeda to divert attention from the search and to pave the way for a nuclear bomb to reach Washington DC.
Peter Armstrong, the Governor of Virginia ordered the area evacuated while the FBI tried to negotiate surrender. Four hours later, the President of the United States approached the podium. He paused for a moment to look at his watch. When the minute hand settled on the hour, Admiral Stockton gave the order to raise the bombers to the flight deck on the Nimitz, and Captain Taylor on the Nautilus and Captain Jenkins on the Miami opened the missile tubes,
We lost three thousand members of our family and friends on 9-11, thirty thousand in Florida, and now our families and friends must deal with a new loss in Virginia.
There are a half dozen Muslim communities and twice that many Muslim organizations with a presence in Washington DC. The Justice Department wanted civilian guns off the street. The President concurred. Thirty-five to fifty percent of American households have at least one..
After the President’s speech, the local police were under the authority of the Justice Department. Huntington ordered the streets cordoned off and a curfew imposed. The police began a house-by-house search of Georgetown and the District of Columbia. All businesses would remain closed until the search was complete.
A second National Guard convoy from Dahlgren, Virginia arrived on the outskirts of the Washington at 10 pm. It was a Saturday night. The streets around the nation’s capital should have been busy with traffic transporting people to and from thousands of restaurants normally packed at that time of night. However, the streets were emptying as businesses were closing down.
America does not hold the millions of peace loving Muslims around the world responsible. However, America's civilian and military leaders are in accord. We have advised our friends and now we're telling our enemies. Those of us who choose freedom over tyranny will no longer be held hostage by those who hate us, only because we love freedom. We will not spend our prosperity, another ten years, and the lives of more our loved ones chasing this enemy. In the future, we will offer our hand in friendship, or our wrath to our enemies, but our enemies must understand; the free world will no longer be held hostage by a perverted religious ideal."
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Published June 29, 2012
War, Literature & Fiction.