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Is this a war on "Terrorism" or on "Radical Islamism"?

Reader comment on item: Strange Logic in the Lebanon War

Submitted by Gordon Antenbring (Canada), Aug 16, 2006 at 16:06

After 9/11 (and several similar previous acts) the west assembled a coalition to launch a war on terrorism and declared states which harbored terrorists as enemies - a pretty good reason to go to war, in comparison with the reasons for World War 1, in my opinion. On the other hand, Hezbollah's behavior provided complete justification for Israel's justifiable response.

But terrorism is a method of waging war using willing martyrs - like cheap F18's - whereas, "Islamic Fascism" is the real threat to a free society and a good reason to go to war.

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