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the meaning of deterrence

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Submitted by yonatan silverman (Israel), Apr 16, 2006 at 07:03

The enormity of the absence of human conscience that stands at the heart of the jihad attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11 should clue us in to the psychological and moral shift required to combat fanatic Islam and win.

There is no negotiating with hearless mass murderers, who only threaten more of the same.

The time has come to apply the use of disproportionate force to crush fanatic Islam. The first target might well be Iran as currently constituted. I advocate the complete obliteration of this diseased country. Stop the infection before it spreads and attacks the innocent country of Israel with nuclear weapons. And Iran's threat against Israel surely does not stop there. One might advise the Russians and Chinese.
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