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Calling Islamism the Enemy

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Submitted by Tom (United States), Mar 1, 2006 at 17:47

All the people quoted here give the same message.

The Free World must defend itself . "WE" must take the war to the terrorists:

For example: George W. Bush:
"In a time of testing, we cannot find security by abandoning our commitments and retreating within our borders. … By allowing radical Islam to work its will—by leaving an assaulted world to fend for itself—we would signal to all that we no longer believe in our own ideals, or even in our own courage. " ("State of the Union Address,"

To me this is anathema. First tell the American people the truth about our efforts to defend the Free World.

Start with Korea. What about the vaunted United Nations Coalition . Go to the U.N.
Website.

Look at the U.N. Army :( A few examples)
Troops Involved Killed in Action
Americans (variable) 308,000 to 480,000. 54,000

U.K. 14,000 710

Netherlands 1,700 111

France 1,119 288

And the U.S. paid for the entire affair. And is still holding the line alone after more than half a century.

Somehow this seems a little disproportionate to me;

Today .we have Afganistan :What is the story there:

Americans 18,000

remainder of free world 3,000

This also sounds a little disproportionate to me.

I say American troops belong in America,Europe can go to Hell as far as I'm concerned.

For too long have they been willing to fight to the last drop of American blood.
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