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Submitted by Mike Drainie (Canada), Mar 14, 2006 at 12:38

I keep hearing Muslims lecturing me that they are good citizens and that the rest of society must not judge them as a group. I wonder, as a measure of this good citizenship, how many Muslims volunteer for military duty in the US and other western countries. I see a severe underrepresentation of Muslim faces and names among the pictures of soldiers killed in Iraq shown silently at the end of the PBS news.
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