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Nuke them ???

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Submitted by GS (United States), Sep 22, 2006 at 13:10

"I recall the weblog "Sue the Saudis" (D.P., February 18, 2002) - and see it through the French eyes: Jacques Chirac openly declaring that France is ready to retaliate against any country behind any act of terror committed on the French soil - and I read it as "nuke" instead of "sue".

Unfortunately, I cannot write so eloquently, as many who contribute to this site, but still would wanted to share some of my thoughts on the threat Islam poses to ALL other cultures. Although, I am against the US "intervention" in the Middle-East as it is done now, mostly because I became convinced that it will fail (this is another and much longer essay topic), I do think that a more aggressive i.e. militaristic approach the only way.

I was awestruck by an article of New York Times, 21 September 2006 by David Brooks, in which he laments about accepting Iranian nukes and proposes to deter them the use of "our own". Just like the west used MAD against the Soviets. This was a surprise to me because, one I have never seen anything like this in mainstream media, and second because I was proposing something very similar in private conversations as a thought experience, to different people and I was always rejected as a bad idea.

The core of my "proposal" is this the US president or even better NATO, or even better all nuclear power including India, Pakistan Israel jointly, should declare that "ANY" attack on any country by any WMD (especially any nuclear weapon) used by jihadist, will be retaliated within 24 hours by annihilating Mecca and Medina the two most sacred city of Islam. If need be invite all the muslim countries' heads of states showed them the actual missiles which will do the "trick". This may frighten them enough to change .... and draw up a list maybe next are Mashhad and Qum maybe.... Of course this may be just won't work, since they would be happy to die anyway. But loosing one of the 7 pillar of the muslim faith, i.e. to pilgrimage to mecca and become a hajji for ever (OK up to 30,000 year). Since nothing can be in the koran, this could be a pretty uneasy thought....

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