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Submitted by Eleanor Goldstein (United States), Nov 12, 2006 at 11:04

That seems reasonable, but in reality, as i see it,. time is running out: Thinking in the present context, with the terrorists' leadership ever in mind, they have grown bolder and bolder (because of our appeasement,as with Hitler) in their repeated pronounements to destroy us and Israel and rule over Israel, and rule the world, not only politically, but religiously. And still we do not take the intiative, as we ought to have done from the first attack by the enemy at 9/ll.

I remember Netanyahu was invited to Washinton to speak at that time. He understood the Enemy from first-hand experience/encounter, and the summation of his message was succinct: It was for us to wake up and take note of the 'handwriting on the wall', so to speak, that it was a matter of survival of covilization as we kow it, thus a matter for us take the initiative to kill before then kill us, and that means to fight to win.

One thing I have observed from past history : When at war, it is the politicians in charge that have the last word of how the wars with the enemy is to be fought: Not the generals. Even in Washington's time; Oh, I knew it, superficially, in that I didn't note the consequences. Thousands of soldiers were lost needlessly.

A horrible thought; I saw it in the film of General Patton; And now in our time, Bush. In the end of the Patton film, one general says to Patton, that it isn't enough for a general to be a good soldier, but he has to be a diplomat and administrator!

So if we still go on appeasing the Islamists, then are we just waiting to be attacked? Will the people just be so demoralized, they will lose the will to retaliate? Perish the thought and its consequences.

What's the solution? It is the same as it was in the time of Hitler: it was kill or be killed then too; So we took the initiative and dropped the bomb, and saved civilization. and that option is before us again.

I am hoping that the politicians come to their senses, before time runs out....

Sincerely,

Eleanor Goldstein

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