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"MUSLIMS ARE UNFIT TO BE ANYBODY'S NEIGHBOR" -- Eh?

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Submitted by GWK (United States), Jun 9, 2009 at 21:52

Raju -- Your post doesn't so much address the issue discussed in the thread, but it opens up an entirely new argument. Your thesis boils down to this: "MUSLIMS ARE UNFIT TO BE ANYBODY'S NEIGHBOR", no?

Interesting, but where is the global voice saying this? It may be a whisper campaign, but most people with their ear to the diplomatic front are only hearing that there must be ways to diplomatically fix the crises on the periphery of the Muslim World by dealing with the Muslim World fairly and equitably. Your view is particularly opposed to that path. You insinuate that the entire world needs to: (a) confront Islam to make it's adherents comply with the currently generally accepted principles of tolerance and multiculturalism, and (b) push back against Muslim violence with anti-Muslim violence or with sanctions that would push radical Islam into obsolesence.

An interesting theory. How do you propose to win your goals? Global jihad? Proxy wars where strong militaries join in with India's to suppress radical Islam? And in such a proxy war, would Israel be proxy #1, and the USA be proxy #2?

I can see the desire for this -- particularly from a Congress Party POV, but I don't see the world clamoring for sucha "solution", and I don't think you've articulated enough details to flesh out your solution into a workable plan. Without that, i think the Obama Administration's comes across as most practical.

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