Decimate: reduce by 10%. So AQ still has 90% of its chiefs remaining.
Leon, you’re doing a heckuva job.
You beat me to it.
"Decimate" was something the Roman legions did to their own soldiers as a method of group discipline.
It was supposed to make the remaining 90% stronger and more willing to fight and follow orders.
I think it worked.
Lets define decimation in the style of our leading from behind president.
Obama is busy arming them, (and the MB) for the decimation of Israel and America!
I am quite certain that the Al Queda “farm” system makes the N.Y. Yankees look like little leaguers.