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Reader comment on item: [U.S. Intelligence: ]"Moslem States Represent a Potential Threat to World Peace"

Submitted by JOHN MANITTA (United States), Feb 13, 2006 at 15:48

The conditions you describe in this article on Muslim longing for an earlier time in their history is disturbing.

When they ruled, they ruled over a people and land that were as primitive as they were. Most of the world has moved forward, they have not. The only countries that they can have any influence in are the ones still in the dark. The solution is a long term one. Brighten the dark countries, thus giving them nowhere to spread the extremist ideologies.

J Manitta
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