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NO, Dr. Pipes, we shouldn't arm ISIS!

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Submitted by UNCLE VLADDI (Canada), Apr 7, 2017 at 00:17

Re: "While the regime has done the great preponderance of the killing, estimated at 94 percent, that's due only to its greater destructive power, not the humanitarianism of ISIS and its other enemies" ... AND "The immense resources of the United States should be dedicated, rather, to" ... "prevent the stronger side (now the regime) from winning through the provision of intelligence and arms to the weaker side (the Sunni rebels)."

In the first part, you admit Assad's Sunni enemies are ISIS, then you advise advising and arming them.

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Daniel Pipes replies:

Yes. I would have done with same with Stalin in WWII.

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