He doesn't understand why we are ALWAYS going to be a target any more than the moonbats his supporters do. If we isolated ourselves like the Paulbots want, it would destroy this country faster than the Islamofascists could ever dream of. you'd really have to hate America and her citizens to advocate that.
Al-Qaida has absolutely ZERO ability to topple the United States or permanently damage our way of life.
If we are attacked after withdrawing, we will retaliate. If not, we will mind our own business, as the founders intended.