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Submitted by Mori Krantz (United States), Mar 23, 2004 at 15:29

I could not agree more with Daniel Pipes: the war on terror must'nt be viewed solely as a military struggle. If we don't come to grips with the radical ideologies being taught to Muslim youth and ignored by the West the war will drag on for eternity. Case in point: I heard a segment on NPR where Hamas members were repeatedly referred to as "activists" rather than "terrorists." This type of subliminal message simply strengthens radical Islam and serves as a stark reminder that the enemy is also a complacent ideology within all of us.
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