This makes sense to me, we didn't call WWII a 'War on Komikaze-ism"
He repeated the administration argument that the enemy is not "terrorism," because terrorism is a "tactic,"
I've heard it argued a while ago that jihad technically means a personal struggle (a person could have a jihad to quite smoking, for example). I think it makes sense for our leaders to use correct terminology.
"Nor do we describe our enemy as 'jihadists' or 'Islamists' because jihad is a holy struggle, a legitimate tenet of Islam, meaning to purify oneself or one's community, and there is nothing holy or legitimate or Islamic about murdering innocent men, women and children,"