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Submitted by Michael Leibowitz (United States), Jul 22, 2003 at 16:14

If the apologigists, that are constantly blaming the victims and are afraid to grab the bull by the horns, come to the understanding that the only way to defeat terrorism is to out-terrorize it, the world now would be a much safer place.
I think the President Bush is on the right path, but, needs to let the world know in no uncertain terms that the US and Israel do not need to "play by the rules" in order to defeat an ever more ruthless and dangerous foe.
I beleive it was Bruce Lee who said something to the effect of "an arm for a hand, an eye for an arm, a life for an eye." In other words you can never damage me as badly as I will damage you you. It will never be too soon to apply this kind of thinking to defeat terrorism, but it can certainly become too late.
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