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"Good cop - bad cop"

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Submitted by Not a dhimmi (United States), Aug 23, 2005 at 18:04

I have an analogy that might be useful.

A classic technique for interrogating a suspected criminal is "good cop / bad cop", in which the "bad cop" threatens to beat and harm the suspect, while the "good cop" tries to convince the suspect of his friendship. "Just tell me what I need to know", says the "good cop", "and I'll keep that bad cop away from you".

Is this not what we see here? The demographic jihadi claims that if only certain conditions were met, that "bad jihadi" would have no reason for violence, but as long as things go on, he cannot guarantee our safety...

Of course, the "good cop" and "bad cop" are working together to try to get a confession from the accused criminal. And the same applies to the Jihad.
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