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Submitted by Vijay (United Kingdom), Jun 25, 2010 at 05:48

Ianus (Poland) , you have made a great point. The 2 examples quoted above are only the tip of the iceberg. The fountainheads of Islamism in the world today, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan are the 'protected states' of the western alliance. For the US to properly fight terrorism today, these two countries must be dropped like hot potatoes and let them fend for themselves. Islamism and Jihadism exist and thrive, not because of their virtues and strength , but the opportunities offered to it by other countries.

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