This is now, apparently, the level of sophistication our government has when it comes to the COFKATGWOT:
NB: John Brennan is the chief White House counter-terrorism adviser.
We cannot name the enemy, we cannot discuss the history of his ideas, and we cannot acknowledge his perfidy. Is this any way to either fight a war or disarm an adversary that wants us to sleep while he plots? We are not only behind the OODA loop, we are not even aware we are bumbling along within it.