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Arab populations' stance

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Submitted by Mounir al abd (Netherlands), Mar 4, 2012 at 07:50

In this article you have asserted that Arab populations are generally hostile towards the West. If your statement is sincere, you are gravely mistaken. I do not know whether you have ever visited Arab countries, but many in the inhabitants of both the Levantine region and Arab Northern Africa have a very pro-Western stance.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Yes, I lived three years in Egypt, plus periods in Tunisia and Turkey.

Pro-Western is a good one.

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