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Why not to make some parallels

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Submitted by Roman (United States), May 15, 2013 at 22:10

Mr. Pipes, you say again and again that radical Islam is the problem and moderate Islam is the solution. To follow this principle you should say that radical Socialism, Communism or Nazism are (were) problems and moderate Socialism, Communism or Nazism are solutions. Why not?

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I say that anti-Nazi Germans and anti-Soviet Russians are the solution.

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