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Profiling an absolute necessity

Reader comment on item: To Profile or Not to Profile? [The Abdullah al-Kidd Case]

Submitted by C. Cannon (United States), Sep 21, 2004 at 13:26

I believe that if we cease to profile we will be placing ourselves in the utmost jeopardy.
It is well known that nearly all terrorists in recent years have Islamic roots and are mainly from the Middle East. Much better to give up a few civil rights for awhile than to give up our country! I am not willing to be exposed to the risk that a cessation of profiling would bring about. ..
C. Cannon. P.S. Keep up your good work, I consider you a prime source of reliable info concerning middle east news!
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