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Submitted by Mark Goldstein (United States), Feb 8, 2005 at 14:02

Dear Professor Pipes,

You are being too cautious. You need to delete "nearly" from the last sentence in your article. Thus,

"To pretend that terrorism is not occurring (nearly) guarantees that it will recur."...

The Bush administration insists on being inconsistent for the sake of a presumed steady oil supply. People only learn after too much pain and suffering.

Keep up the great work.

Mark

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