well a) your army has no business outside your country. not drones, not troops, not special ops, and not cia ops either.
if your interests "need" to be defended outside your borders by any other means than diplomacy you did something very wrong, and are massively disrespecting other countries sovereignty. putting them on an axis of evil, or declaring them hostile to your own country, or defining their interests detrimental to your interests doesn't grant you that right either.
and b) one of your guys said that who ever is willing to give up a little freedom for a little security deserves neither.
but i guess i agree with you that it's not as simple as that.
or rather the question is what are freedoms one should have, and what are things that can't be considered personal freedom, but rather are a violation of other's rights freedoms or safety.