I don't hate anybody, well maybe OBL
and his merry bunch of faith perverting zealots. Everybody is entitled to their opinions, and the right to defend their point when attacked. Granted, sometimes the level of response/retaliation is tantamount to swatting a fly with a Buick; and not very cordial.
But by your own admission, you subscribe to the belief that the US is universally despised.
The originator of this thread is a couple sandwiches short of a picnic. Simply for the absurdity of that statement, I would enjoy pulling him by the ear not to every victim of 9/11, but to all the victims of terrorism everywhere and tell those victims, relatives that he thinks the US owes the world an apology.
I am glad I am not CinC, I would be far more Draconian in my response to what is going on in the world. And then, I'll take the US back to the times of T Roosevelt, when an American was harassed, killed, kidnapped, brought out the wrath of the US Marines.