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Overrating islam and slandering the US

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Submitted by Januk36 (Switzerland), Feb 18, 2011 at 10:44

I have troubles to recognize the Europe you are depicting. The continent was twice the origin of devastating world wars and there is no one to blame but the Europeans themselves and certainly not the US. Moreover, you are overestimating the importance of islam up to the late 80's, when everything that mattered was focused on the cold war between the West and the (communist) East and jihadies were welcomed helpers in this conflict and nothing more. Before you get a wrong idea - I'm not American.

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