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Reader comment on item: Time to Profile Airline Passengers?
in response to reader comment: Profiling is Counterproductive and does not work

Submitted by Another Infidel (Canada), Aug 25, 2006 at 01:21

Daniel Dubai;

You suggest that the Muslims are not assimilating in Britain (West) and feel isolated in their communities even though they are born in their respective countries that their parents immigrated to?. Do you think their faith has anything to do with the above mentioned rejection of the Western societies they happen to live in? I DO!!. Many have dual citizenship (like here in Canada) and the door swings both ways!.

As per the Lebanese crisis, demands were made on the Canadian Government to evacuate these hyphenated Canadians and in turn responded admirably in evacuating them. By comparison, these same citizens while living in Lebanon seemed to accept their Government's response to the Islamist fundamentalist build up in the South over the past six years as a non issue. Of course, Israel's response and the West's Foreign policy is to blame for the current mess in Lebanon!?...I digress.

Besides, how do you measure loyalty with the Muslims other than their religion? Loyalty to their adopted country comes second in my opinion. Surveys have also been done in Britan. Check out the results.

You suggested it is Counter productive to profile as this will lead to further isolation among Muslims and possibly hatred of the West! Possible hatred? Where have you been the past couple of decades.. and don't give me the West's foreign policy and Israeli issue as an excuse to implode/explode around the world!!

You also suggested we should stop being fearful...too late..their actions speak very loud to date and with Iran wishing to develop Nuclear power (read bomb) for their Peaceful (Religious) purpose is down right frightening!!

Peace Brother

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