Reparations for the terrorists.
“They [the terrorists] have struck us, and in their strike announced: We’d rather die — and take you with us — than go on living in the world you have forced us to occupy. Force will get us nowhere. It is reparations that are owing, not retribution.”
Source: Useful Idiots -- How Liberals Got It Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First, by Mona Charen, paper-back edition, 2004, page 247.