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Sun Jan 16 11:59:22 PST 2005
At 10:32 AM 1/16/05 -0800, James A. Donald wrote:
>Terrorists, as we discovered in Afghanistan, tend to piss
>people off. They need a government that is strong enough to
>intimidate the locals to refrain from killing them.
Since when did a few remote Al Q boot camps piss people off?
Religion-based initiation of force pisses people off, just as the
Xian right will discover should it start beating women in the
Don't confuse the govt (eg Taliban, a faith-based organization) with
NGOs which may attract cruise missiles, but not hostility from the
populace, who probably enjoyed the extra commerce.
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