Also, what is the purpose of your question? As we all know, Al Qaeda will do no such thing.
That is precisely the purpose of my question, to ensure that the distinction is clearly made. It cannot be made often enough.
Implying that my question suggests that the United States also become a rogue nation because Al Qaeda behaves in such a fashion far exceeds my intent. I believe no such thing, and agree as we all do that the United States must hold itself to a higher standard.
...let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us.