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Submitted by David W. Lincoln (Canada), Jun 5, 2013 at 11:55

Professor, I am puzzled about one thing: Which government is taking your advice the most seriously?

I see good intentions being chewed up, and frankly, the most likely government to back those who come up the middle, after Assad and Jihadis exhaust each other, I would have to say is likely the Czechs.

I wish I was more positive, but too many things are not being taken into consideration by too many people.

As for why I mention the Czechs, lets just say they received a raw deal after the Munich Pact and the Prague Spring, and they have learned the high price exacted by good intentions hemmed in by selective vision.

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The Canadian government.

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