Democrats Propose New Plan for 'War on Terror'
If the United States is to win its “war on terror” it must overcome hostility abroad and halt the rise of militants with a new “Marshall Plan” for the Muslim world, two leading Democratic lawmakers say. A fight for the hearts and minds of the world’s 1.2 billion Muslims has to go hand in hand with attacks against militants and security at home, the Democrats say in a plan to be formally introduced on Tuesday. As part of efforts to fight international terrorism, the United States also has to succeed in stabilizing and rebuilding Iraq and exert consistent, top-level efforts to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Full Story