For John, BLUF: Yes, we thwarted them and rolled them back. Nothing to see here; just move along.
On his radio program today, in light of the Daesh bomb attacks in Brussels, Mr Limbaugh asked, "Why do they hate us".♠
I think the answer is Poland.♥
Regards — Cliff
♠ Rush was echoing a US Department of State symposium soon after 9/11, asking that question.
♥ The Polish, under King John III Sobieski, came to the relief of Vienna, lifting the two month Ottoman siege. This would be 11-12 September 1683 and represented the high water mark of Muslim expansion into Europe.