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It is not about religion!

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Submitted by Jacob Hatcher (Canada), Nov 11, 2002 at 19:52

... The argument could also be made that economic expansion by western countries is a form of Judeo/Christian imperialism at the world's expense.

However, reducing such power struggles between international elite groups to religious 'causes' will solve nothing, other than justifying the retaliation taken by western governments. Bin Laden has carried out as much terrorism against his 'fellow muslims' as he has against the West, yet it seems to garner little attention. It is not about religion!!!
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