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Freedom fighters vs terrorists

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in response to reader comment: There is nothing like a "Moderate" or a "Radical" Islam, there is only one Islam.

Submitted by Syam (United States), Feb 12, 2004 at 21:00

Sir,

This is response to Imran's posting (dt Aug 35, 2003) comparing the great Indian freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose and the Palestinian terrorists.

How incongruous the comparison is. S C Bose raised an Indian army to fight British occupation of India. First and foremost, he did not create a muslim army or a hindu army. He created a National army. Secondly, he did not encourage people to strap themselves with bombs and go and blow themselves up in crowded places killing innumerable innocent civilians the way the Palestinian and the Pakistani Jehadis do in the name of Religion....
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